Shareholder Meetings and the Shareholder Rights Directive
This 30-minute masterclass covers the common law and statute for holding shareholder meetings, including developments introduced by the Shareholder Rights Directive 2007 and a look at the proposed amendments to that Directive.
The legal background to shareholder meetings
The background to UK corporate governance
Changes introduced by the Shareholder Rights Directive
Examples where shareholders have requisitioned meetings or resolutions
Proposed amendments to the Shareholder Rights Directive
Cases referred to include:
Tiessen v Henderson
Baillie v Oriental Telephones
Carruth v ICI
Byng v London Life Association
Upon successful completion of the accompanying quiz, you can claim CPD hours as indicated below. For details about accreditation, see our CPD Information page.
Legal solutions from Thomson Reuters deliver products and services to help you practise, support, create or enforce the law. Connect to the world’s leading source of professional legal content, expertise and technology.