At shareholders' meetings, you as a shareholder have the right to influence important decisions and receive information about the company from its management. Example of decisions that needs the shareholders' approval is payments of dividends, new issues of shares and other financial instruments, and election of board members.


General shareholders' meetings must be held by limited liability companies once per year. Companies may also hold extraordinary shareholders meetings in between general shareholders' meetings.


As a shareholder, you have the right to receive an invitation and agenda no later than two weeks before the date of the meeting.