Thursday, 24 January 2013

Europe: 'one-share, one-vote'

The Financial Times newspaper reports, in an article titled "Brussels aims to reward investor loyalty", that the EU internal market commissioner, Michel Barnier, is "preparing to field views on potentially revising the 'one-share one-vote' principle applied by the bulk of EU companies" in the context of consultation proposals on how to promote sustainable investment in the economy: see here. Several years ago the subject of 'one-share, one-vote' was the subject of work by the Commission: see here.

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