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The Qatari Commercial Companies Act No (5) of 2002 and the Qatar Exchange (QE) Corporate Governance (CG) Code 2009 partially reflect the OECD Principles on minority shareholders’ protection. These shareholders’ rights are still insufficient, given the importance of good corporate governance and reliable shareholders’ remedies in promoting investment and prosperity. This article urges Qatar to adopt minority shareholders’ remedies in similar terms to the successful provisions in the Australian Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).
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