It’s that time of year again — AGM season is upon us - .PDF file.
For many public companies, significant efforts will be dedicated over the next few months to the company’s AGM. The AGM presents an opportunity to engage and communicate with shareholders, but it is imperative to ensure that it is run properly.
In the current economic circumstances, it is not surprising that there is a strong focus on accountability and shareholder engagement.
In September 2012, the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee (CAMAC) released a discussion paper focusing on the AGM and shareholder engagement. Submissions were received and compiled during the remainder of 2012, and since that time CAMAC has undertaken roundtable discussions with relevant stakeholders…
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