Shareholders’ rights to convene and put items on the agenda of a shareholders meeting

Shareholders of a Dutch entity have the right to have a shareholders meeting convened and to put items on the agenda of a shareholders meeting. There are certain restrictions, however, to these rights. This alert will summarize these rights and restrictions, also in light of the decision of August 10, 2017 of the Dutch court in the summary proceedings filed by a group of shareholders of AkzoNobel led by hedge fund Elliott.  Read more