Capital governance is a critical shareholder protection. Capital authority requests are routine agenda items at shareholder meetings in the UK and relate to:

• The authority to issue shares with pre-emption rights;
• The authority to issue shares without pre-emption rights; and
• The authority to conduct share buybacks.

This Minerva Analytics Briefing looks at institutional investor good practice guidelines on capital authority requests and how Minerva deals with these resolutions in its research and voting guidelines.

The Minerva Briefing: Capital Authorities in the UK is available to purchase now!

Pricing: £ 55.00 for non-subscribers | £00.00 for subscribers (to download it here)

 

About The Minerva Regulatory Briefings

Minerva’s regulatory briefings look at new and emerging issues from the UK and Continental European perspective. Also Available:
• Board Evaluation in Europe
• Board Gender Diversity in Europe
• Board Independence – A Global Review
• Chair Independence in the UK
• Cybersecurity Disclosures (in association with ICGN Year Book)
• Employee Board Representation in Europe
• Global Research and Voting Policy Guidelines 2019
• Investment Association Remuneration Guidelines
• Shareholder Rights Directive II
• Sustainability and Remuneration
• Tax Secrecy
• UK Regulatory Round-up
• UK Voting Trends 2014-2018 (in association with PLSA)

To find out more about Minerva’s sustainability governance voting guidelines please contact +44 (0)1376 503500 | hello@minerva-analytics.info

The Minerva Briefing: Capital Authorities in the UK is available to purchase now!

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