Samsung Group chairman Lee Kun-hee leaves the trial that saw him convicted of tax evasion in 2008. Photo: Reuters

Giant killers: the shareholder ‘ants’ taking on South Korea’s scandal-hit Chaebol

The family-run conglomerates that power South Korea’s economy have long been above listening to individual shareholders – or ants. But as the scandals mount, and take down presidents, those ants are fighting back

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Samsung Group chairman Lee Kun-hee leaves the trial that saw him convicted of tax evasion in 2008. Photo: Reuters
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