Barriers to Shareholder Engagement

DSW is pleased to announce the release of the EuroFinuse Report on Barriers to Shareholder Engagement - A report on cross-border voting.

Despite the adoption of the Shareholder Rights Directive in June 2007 little has been done in practical terms to facilitate cross-border voting. There remain many barriers investors have to face when it comes to exercising the first and foremost right of shareholders: voting.

A significant increase in cross-border voting by individual shareholders cannot be expected unless their factual discrimination resulting from the obstacles is abolished.

To find out more, please download the full report.