Защита прав акционеров при хищении акций
In the light of the contemporary Russian fund market realities there is a range of mechanisms the use of which may lead to the illegal stock theft. Meanwhile, the mechanisms of the return of the stolen stock also exist. The understanding of these systems will help shareholders react promptly and properly in the case of such situations and take preventive actions in order to protect oneself from this kind of risks in advance. Consequently, the purpose of this research work is to highlight the main ways to protect the rights of shareholders in the case of illegal stock theft. Moreover, it will help shareholders choose the most appropriate for them method of stock storage – the depository or the registrar. The knowledge of the stock theft mechanisms and of the corresponding methods of protection has a great significance today. Allowing shareholders to feel more protected, it will stimulate the development of the investment climate in the country, providing the positive influence on the national financial system formation.