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The AGM in Europe : Theory and Practice of Shareholder Behaviour

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The AGM in Europe : Theory and Practice of Shareholder Behaviour
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The AGM in Europe
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Theory and Practice of Shareholder Behaviour
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Anne Lafarre combines wide ranging empirical legal and economic research to analyse and understand the real role of the AGM in the European businesses and corporate governance frameworks today
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The AGM in Europe : Theory and Practice of Shareholder Behaviour
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The AGM in Europe : Theory and Practice of Shareholder Behaviour
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  • "Front Cover" -- "The Agm in Europe: Theory and Practice of Shareholder Behaviour" -- "Copyright Page" -- "Contents" -- "Acknowledgements" -- "List of Abbreviations and Legislation" -- "Part I: Introduction" -- "1 The Law & Economics of the AGM" -- "1. Introduction" -- "1.1. Outline of This Chapter" -- "2. The Agency Theory and Corporate Governance" -- "3. The AGMâ{u0080}{u0099}s Theoretical Role" -- "4. The AGM in Practice" -- "4.1. Rational Apathy and Free-Rider Problems" -- "4.2. Lack of Dialogue" -- "4.3. Side-Stepping Behaviour and Other Problems" -- "4.4. â{u0080}{u0098}Dull Ritualsâ{u0080}{u0099}" -- "5. Shareholder Control" -- "5.1. The Efficiency Argument" -- "5.2. Doctrinal Theory and Shareholder Democracy" -- "5.3. Shareholder Control and Efficiency" -- "6. The Outline of the Book" -- "Notes" -- "Part II: The AGMâ{u0080}{u0099}s Legal Outline" -- "2 The European Framework of Shareholder Rights" -- "1. Introduction" -- "1.1. Outline of This Chapter" -- "2. The Shareholder Rights Directive" -- "2.1. Procedural Rights" -- "2.2. Shareholder Proposals and Calling a Meeting" -- "2.3. The Right to Ask Questions" -- "3. Capital Directive" -- "4. Other Directives" -- "5. Current European Framework of Shareholder Rights" -- "6. Current Developments: The New Shareholder Rights Directive" -- "7. Conclusion" -- "Notes" -- "3 The National Level of Shareholder Rights: Procedural and Information Rights" -- "1. Introduction" -- "1.1. Outline of This Chapter" -- "2. Meeting Organization: AGMs and EGMs" -- "3. Participation Procedures" -- "4. Voting Procedures" -- "4.1. Other Voting Methods" -- "5. Forum Rights at the National Level" -- "5.1. The United Kingdom" -- "5.2. Ireland" -- "5.3. The Netherlands" -- "5.4. Germany" -- "5.5. Austria" -- "5.6. France" -- "5.7. Belgium" -- "5.8. Charter Provisions" -- "6. Ownership Information Rights" -- "7. Concluding Remarks" -- "Notes"
  • "4 The National Level of Shareholder Rights: Decision-Making Rights" -- "1. Introduction" -- "1.1. Outline of This Chapter" -- "2. Shareholder Proposals" -- "3. The Agenda of the AGM" -- "3.1. Corporate Elections" -- "3.2. Say-on-Pay Resolutions" -- "3.2.1. Remuneration Report" -- "3.2.2. Remuneration Policy" -- "3.2.3. Incentive Schemes and Share Grants" -- "3.2.4. Supervisory and Non-Executive Remuneration" -- "3.2.5. Other Say-on-Pay Rights" -- "3.2.6. Overview" -- "3.3. Share Capital Resolutions" -- "3.3.1. Capital Increases" -- "3.3.2. Waiver of Pre-emption Rights" -- "3.3.3. Buyback Own Shares" -- "3.3.4. Cancelling Shares and Reducing Share Capital" -- "3.4. Amendments to the Articles" -- "3.5. Annual Accounts" -- "3.6. Dividends" -- "3.7. Discharge" -- "3.8. External Auditor" -- "3.9. Notice Period for General Meetings (The United Kingdom and Ireland)" -- "3.10. Related-Party Transactions" -- "3.11. Enterprise Agreements (Germany)" -- "3.12. Other Resolutions" -- "4. Concluding Remarks" -- "Notes" -- "Part III: Descriptive Analyses of the AGM" -- "5 Descriptives of Shareholder Voter Turnout" -- "1. Introduction" -- "1.1. Outline of This Chapter" -- "2. Shareholder Turnout and Sample Selection" -- "3. Total Shareholder Voter Turnout" -- "3.1. Methodology" -- "3.2. Descriptive Analysis" -- "4. Small Shareholder Voter Turnout" -- "4.1. Methodology" -- "4.2. Descriptive Analysis" -- "5. Concluding Remarks" -- "5.1. The Turnout Decision" -- "Notes" -- "6 Descriptives of Corporate Ownership Structures" -- "1. Introduction" -- "1.1. Outline of This Chapter" -- "2. Methodology" -- "2.1. Ownership Measures" -- "2.2. Control-Enhancing Mechanisms" -- "3. Descriptive Analysis" -- "4. Voting Power Measures" -- "4.1. Methodology" -- "4.2. Descriptive Analysis" -- "5. Concluding Remarks" -- "Notes" -- "7 Descriptives of Shareholder Voting Behaviour"
  • "1. Introduction" -- "1.1. Outline of This Chapter" -- "2. Methodology" -- "3. AGM Agenda" -- "4. Rejected Voting Items and Shareholder Proposals" -- "4.1.Largest Dissent" -- "5. Concluding Remarks" -- "Notes" -- "8 Descriptives of Shareholder Types and Behaviour" -- "1. Introduction" -- "1.1. Outline of This Chapter" -- "2. Shareholder Type Categories" -- "3. Descriptive Analysis of Shareholder Types" -- "4. Outsider Shareholder Opposition: Methodology" -- "4.1. Descriptive Analysis" -- "5. Concluding Remarks" -- "5.1. Outsider Influence" -- "Notes" -- "Part IV: Statistical Interference on the AGMâ{u0080}{u0099}s Practical Relevance" -- "9 â{u0080}{u0098}The More the Merrierâ{u0080}{u0099}: What Drives (Small) Shareholder Attendance at Annual General Meetings?" -- "1. Introduction" -- "1.1. Outline of This Chapter" -- "2. Related Literature on Shareholder Voting" -- "2.1. Shareholder Proposals" -- "2.2. Voting Items" -- "2.3. General Studies" -- "3. Turnout in Political Elections" -- "4. Hypotheses" -- "5. Variables" -- "5.1. Dependent Variables" -- "5.2. Independent Variables" -- "6. Statistical Model" -- "6.1. Fixed and Random Effects" -- "6.2. Transformation of the Dependent Variables" -- "6.3. State Dependency" -- "7. Empirical Results" -- "7.1. Total Shareholder Voter Turnout" -- "7.2. Small Shareholder Voter Turnout" -- "7.3. Robustness Concerns" -- "8. Conclusions and Discussion" -- "8.1. Conclusions" -- "8.2. Discussion and Policy Implications" -- "8.2.1. Increasing Small Shareholder Benefits" -- "8.2.2. Further Research" -- "Notes" -- "10 The Impact of the Shareholder Rights Directive" -- "1. Introduction" -- "1.1. Outline of This Chapter" -- "2. Our Hypothesis and Research Method" -- "2.1. Hypothesis" -- "2.2. Research Method" -- "3. Implementation of the Directive at the National Level" -- "3.1. Information Prior to the AGM"
  • "3.2. The Right to Put Items on the Agenda and to Table Draft Resolutions" -- "3.3. Requirements for Participation and Voting" -- "3.4. Participation by Electronic Means" -- "3.5. The Right to Ask Questions" -- "3.6. Proxy Voting" -- "3.7. Publication of Voting Results" -- "3.8. Impact on the National Level" -- "4. Analyses" -- "5. Robustness Checks" -- "5.1. Common Trend Assumption" -- "5.2. Placebo Analyses" -- "6. Conclusions and Discussion" -- "6.1. Conclusions" -- "6.2. Discussion and Policy Implications" -- "Notes" -- "11 Shareholder Dialogue: Assessing the Relevance of Dutch AGMs" -- "1. Introduction" -- "1.1. Dutch Law" -- "1.2. Outline of This Chapter" -- "2. Sample Selection and Research Methodology" -- "2.1. Research Sample" -- "2.2. Methodology" -- "3. Descriptive Analysis of the Forum Right" -- "3.1. Questions" -- "3.2. Discussion Topics" -- "3.2.1. Discussions in Dutch AGMs" -- "3.2.2. Categorization Analysis" -- "4. Causal Interference" -- "4.1. Hypotheses and Variables" -- "4.2. Poisson Models" -- "4.3. Private Investors: Censored Distributions" -- "5. Conclusions and Discussion" -- "5.1. Conclusions" -- "5.2. Discussion and Policy Implications" -- "Notes" -- "Part V: Theoretical Analysis of Small Shareholder Behaviour" -- "12 Small Shareholder Voting Coordination in Concentrated Ownership Structures" -- "1. Introduction" -- "1.1. De Facto Control" -- "1.2. Outline of This Chapter" -- "2. Coordination Problems" -- "2.1. Voting Power Theory" -- "2.2. Shareholder Voting Games" -- "3. Public Good Games and Their Solutions" -- "4. Vote Trading and Empty Voting" -- "5. Other Regulatory Solutions" -- "5.1. Shareholder Communication Facilities" -- "5.1.1. Acting in Concert" -- "5.1.2. Institutional Investors" -- "5.2. Thresholds" -- "5.2.1. Lowering Thresholds" -- "5.2.2. Adding Thresholds" -- "6. Conclusions and Discussion"
  • "6.1. Conclusions" -- "6.2. Discussion and Policy Implications" -- "Notes" -- "Part VI: Conclusions and Policy Implications" -- "13 Conclusions and Policy Implications" -- "1. Introduction" -- "1.1. Outline of This Chapter" -- "2. Our Findings" -- "2.1. Part II: The AGMâ{u0080}{u0099}s Legal Outline" -- "2.2. Part III: Descriptive Analyses of the AGM" -- "2.3. Part IV: Statistical Interference on the AGMâ{u0080}{u0099}s Practical Relevance" -- "2.4. Part V: Theoretical Analysis of Small Shareholder Behaviour" -- "2.5. No â{u0080}{u0098}Dull Ritualsâ{u0080}{u0099}" -- "3. Policy Implications" -- "3.1. Enhancing Shareholder Rights" -- "3.2. Reducing AGMâ{u0080}{u0099}s Costs" -- "3.3. Enhancing Shareholder Coordination" -- "4. The Legal Role of the Shareholder" -- "References" -- "Case Law" -- "Belgium" -- "France" -- "Germany" -- "The Netherlands" -- "The United Kingdom" -- "Policy Documents" -- "EU" -- "France" -- "The Netherlands"
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