"Initial implementation in French law of the directive regarding the rights of shareholders of listed companies" (La Semaine Juridique, édition entreprise)

July 22, 2010

In the July 22 issue of La Semaine Juridique, édition entreprise, Mr. Omaggio published an article titled, "Initial implementation in French law of the directive regarding the rights of shareholders of listed companies (decree n°2010-684 of June 23, 2010)." In the article, Mr. Omaggio conducts an in-depth review of the changes introduced by the decree to the legal framework applicable to shareholders meetings of listed companies, including a discussion of the new rules governing the convening of shareholders meetings, the increased disclosure obligations affecting listed companies and the changes made to proxy voting.