Shareholder Meeting


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Shareholder Meeting

Any meeting in which the shareholders of a publicly-traded company discuss and vote on matters pertaining to the company. At a shareholder meeting, the company may present its financial reports. Shareholders also may ask questions of the board of directors. Publicly-traded companies are required to have at least one such meeting each year; management may also call an extraordinary general meeting at its discretion.
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Although he failed to win, the court criticized shareholder meetings that were mostly staged and controlled by loud employees, warning that: "If a corporation arranges rehearsals for the meeting in order to expedite proceedings with shouting, such a shareholder meeting might be invalid.