The Validity of Foreign Investor’s Share Holding In the Name of Chinese Dormant Citizens

By Luo Yanjie

As reported,, a Chinese daily-deal website, is undergoing a contentious conflict (note: the link is in Chinese) between its operation team and investors. Berjaya Corporation Bhd (Berjaya), the biggest investor of the website and registered in Malaysia, accused the operation team of withholding  RMB 2 million yuan with no authorization, yet the team responded by saying that the investor was unilaterally deducing the share held by the team from 40% to 3%. Currently, the website and the company is under the control of the team, who has dismissed the staffs appointed by the investor, and in retaliation, the investor announce that their funding cease.