the shareholder is owner of a portion of a corporation and thus joint owner at this enterprise. Substantial shareholder right is the participation in the general meeting the there talking and/or. Right to pose questions. The rights and the requests of the shareholders can also by oneRepresentative - a person of own choice, a Depotbank or a shareholder combination - in the general meeting to be made valid. Within one financial year of a corporation the general meeting decides the appropriation of profits suggestion of executive committee in particular over the discharge of executive committee and supervisory board, andSupervisory board as well as the accountant of the society. The executive committee has the general meeting besides (without appropriate tuning) the end-of-year procedure, the report on the situation and the report of the supervisory board to submit. Further possible items on the agenda are and. A. Elections the supervisory board (the executive committee does not become from thatOrdered capital measures and the conclusion of enterprise contracts separate general meeting by the supervisory board).
In the profit of the enterprise the shareholder is taken part by the payment of parts of the profit as dividend. The right to vote and the share in the profits of the shareholder determine themselves according to the sizeits portion of the society. Basis for the calculation of the dividend sum which can be paid is usually apart from the liquidity situation and the business planning in one financial year the gained profit; every now and then (industry-dependently) the dividend calculation takes place on the basis the gained cash-flow.
In that Federal Republic of Germany was tried several times with the privatisation by state enterprises to increase the spreading of shares in the population (e.g. Preussag, Veba, Volkswagen, German Telekom and German post office). The privatisation of the Telekom starting from 1996 was inthis regard first relatively successfully, this met with the upswing that new Economy . In this time however with the small shareholders wrong expectations were created, which concerned the security of their investment in shares. After the collapse that new Economy andthe crash of the share quotations many stock exchange beginners withdrew themselves again.
The principal shareholder is together more acting a person, a company or, however constituted, syndicate, which holds the largest block of shares at a corporation.
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