NEWS

wpe68b4667_05_06This page contains news from ShareSoc that is of interest to private investors including all of our past press releases and responses to consultations (look under “Latest News”).  The latest announcements are at the top of the list.  The right hand side of the page also shows our latest Blog posts (with a link to our full blog) for more topical news and comment and our recent Twitter tweets can be seen below. Our regular newsletters (see Newsletters) also contain some news items and more in-depth analyses. Don’t forget to join ShareSoc, if you have not already done so, so that you can receive those newsletters when they are issued.

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Latest News

RBS Virtual Shareholder Engagement Meeting 25 Nov 2019 at 7pm

RBS have now announced details of their Virtual Shareholder Engagement Meeting on 25 Nov 2019 at 7.00pm, when you can listen and watch on the internet and ask questions,...

ShareSoc-UKSA Response: Law Commission Review of Intermediated Securities – Call for Evidence

ShareSoc-UKSA submitted a joint response on behalf of individual investors, on 5 Nov 2019. The key points we made were: Communication by email rather than by post is now...

Law Commission Review of Intermediated Securities Consultation

I am writing to ask you to make a personal submission to The Law Commission Call for Evidence on the subject of dematerialisation, intermediated securities, shareholder rights and nominees/platforms....

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Latest Blogs

One in 10 investment trust board directors have no ‘skin in the game’

By Cliff Weight, ShareSoc Director The new remuneration guidelines from the Investment Association have this to say about Share Ownership: Non-Executive Shareholding Shareholders encourage non-executive directors to own shares...

Mello Event, ProVen and ShareSoc Seminars and Lots More News

It’s been a busy last two days for me with several events attended. The first was on Tuesday when I attended the Mello London event in Chiswick. It was...

FRC: Individual Shareholders Engagement Meeting 5 Nov 2019

This was an excellent event, well organised by the FRC with about 80 attendees from ShareSoc and the UK Shareholders’ Association. It is very reassuring to hear the underlying...

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Recent AGM Reports

Murray Income Trust (MUT) AGM Report

Report by Cliff Weight This was a very well attended AGM in The Leonardo Royal Hotel close to St Paul’s Cathedral, which had been advertised quite widely. This is...

City of London Investment Group (CLIG) AGM Report

Report by Roger Lawson I attended the City of London Investment Group (CLIG) Annual General Meeting this morning (21st October) – not of course to be confused with other...

Rosslyn Data Technologies (RDT) AGM Report

Report by Roger Lawson Today (17th October) I attended the Annual General Meeting of Rosslyn  Data Technologies (RDT). This is an IT company that I bought a few shares...

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Latest Newsletters

October 2019

Editorial, ShareSoc and SIGnet Merger, How Long Will You Live?, Burford, Company Refs Acquired, Operation Yellowhammer, ISVS Securities, Ventus VCT: Director Changes, Edge Performance VCT Directors, Downing One VCT,...

September 2019

Editorial, Why Numbers Are Not Important, Market Crashes, Asset Managers on Brink of Historic Shakeout?, Inspiration from a Young Investor, Burford Capital – Shorting Attack, General Electric: Another Shorting...

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