The following In-House Advisor guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
Click here to download the latest Corporate Governance 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through.
The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:
Bermuda; Brazil; Chile; China; France; Germany; Hungary; India; Italy; Japan; Kenya; Korea; Luxembourg; Malaysia; Mexico; Netherlands; Nigeria; North Macedonia; Norway; Singapore; Spain; Switzerland; Turkey; Ukraine; United Kingdom; United States; Vietnam
The set of questions relating to the topic of Corporate Governance 2019 and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:
What are the primary sources of law, regulation and practice relating to corporate governance? Is it mandatory for listed companies to comply with listing rules or do they apply on a ‘comply or explain’ basis?
What are the primary government agencies or other entities responsible for making such rules and enforcing them? Are there any well-known shareholder groups or proxy advisory firms whose views are often considered?
What powers do shareholders have to appoint or remove directors or require the board to pursue a particular course of action? What shareholder vote is required to elect or remove directors?
What decisions must be reserved to the shareholders? What matters are required to be subject to a non-binding shareholder vote?
To what extent are disproportionate voting rights or limits on the exercise of voting rights allowed?
Are there any special requirements for shareholders
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