Investor’s Chronicle, 28 Jul 2022, Is there hope in the investor engagement challenge?

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Investors Chronicle long piece on Shareholder Rights, a core campaign for ShareSoc, as it’s fundamental to investors maximising their returns by holding company managements to account. The core problems include: shareholders are not the legal owners but only the beneficial owners as nominees; platforms/brokers aren’t legally compelled to facilitate communication between companies and nominee shareholders, so many don’t; companies don’t actually know who their shareholders are; voting is often difficult if not impossible, never mind attending an AGM etc…

Contains extensive quotes from ShareSoc Director Mark Northway.