Shareholder meetings provide a platform for direct participation by shareholders in the affairs of the company, and hold the directors to account through voting, Q&A, and discussion.
This guide is meant to serve as a reference for shareholders to better understand the nature of meetings and resolutions, so that one can adequately prepare to engage at these events.
TYPES OF SHAREHOLDER MEETINGS and the associated logistics
RIGHTS OF SHAREHOLDERS and ownership thresholds required for exercising certain rights
Overview of the TYPES OF SHAREHOLDER RESOLUTIONS: ordinary, special, or majority of minority
SHAREHOLDER RESOLUTIONS showcasing 13 matters generally proposed for shareholder approval
BEST PRACTICES and guide to virtual AGMs including the regulations
KEY TRENDS with a brief discussion of ESG and Stewardship