Lingo
Get to know the lingo of the shareholder activism world!
Shareholder Resolution -- Shareholder Proposal.
Filer -- A person or entity who submits a resolution to a company.
Proxy -- Someone who votes on shareholder resolutions in place of another person.
Designate -- Someone who has owned a lot of stock for a long time can designate someone as their proxy.
Record Date -- Shareholders who have purchased stock prior to the record date can vote on shareholder proposals for that year.
AGM -- Annual General Meeting, this is the meeting each public company has once a year where proposals are voted on.
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