Newly introduced obligations regulating the position of shareholders
As part of the obligations introduced in the updated Corporate Governance Code, shareholders should recognise the importance of the company’s strategy for sustainable long-term value creation as defined by the management board, be prepared to engage in a constructive dialogue with the company, abstain from voting if their short position exceeds their long position and in certain cases recall lent-out shares before the record date of the general meeting.
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Developments in the regulation of the position of shareholders of Dutch listed companies