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Dutch law on shareholder-company relationship adopted by Parliament - 13 November 2012

20 December 2012

On 13 November 2012, the Dutch Upper House of Parliament adopted a law aiming to enforce various aspects of corporate governance. This law extends the notification obligations of holders of interests in listed companies, introduces the possibility for listed companies to identify its shareholders and increases the threshold for putting items on the agenda of the shareholders meeting. The law is expected to enter into force on 1 January 2013.

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