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Who can own depositary receipts?

The company decides who can be granted depositary receipts. There are for instance companies on our platform which have chosen to provide depositary receipts to contractors or suppliers as well! 

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What is a share?

A share is the ownership of a company and with that represents the company’s value and voting rights. When a company is divided over 10 shares and you hold two of these shares, then this person owns 20% of the company’s value and the vote of this person in the shareholder meeting also counts for 20%. Shares give shareholders certain rights, namely the right to dividend, voting rights and the right to call a meeting. The Shareholder’s meeting is authorised to suspend, remove and reward Board members, approve the annual accounts, amend the articles of association and make important decisions.

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    Explanation of Business Valuation: The essence and necessity

    Business Valuation is something you will encounter at some point in your company’s development, probably sooner than you think. For employees, the value of their participation in the company may be more relevant. It is easy to get caught up in all the jargon, but really it is rather simple and I’ll try to explain here how it works and how it can be done.

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    What is a holding and how to use it?

    What is a holding company? Here at Share Council it’s a common question that deserves more explanation. We often come across this item when setting up employee participation structures. A holding is not obligatory for employee participation, but it may come in handy. Briefly put, a holding entails that one BV holds shares in one […]

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