Hong Kong

Minority shareholders have a right to know whether the family they are investing in is making good deals, and documents should be made public. 

Asia’s richest man has split his company in half, making his family and shareholders a lot of money. Like many of Hong Kong’s other tycoons, he just seems to get better with age.  

The conviction of Thomas Kwok on corruption charges is a big moment in Hong Kong, because its tycoons are rarely brought before the courts. Anyone hoping it is the start of a revolution will be disappointed, though.