What is SRD II?

The Shareholder Rights Directive II (SRD II) is a European Union (EU) directive, which sets out to strengthen the position of shareholders and to reduce short termism and excessive risk taking within companies traded on EU regulated markets.

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Also know, what are SRD requirements?

SRD II establishes requirements in relation to the exercise of certain shareholder rights attached to voting shares of companies. This applies to companies (referred to also as issuers) that have their registered office in the EU and their shares listed on an EU regulated market.

Similarly one may ask, what is the purpose of SRD II? Ultimately its objective is to improve corporate governance in companies with securities traded across regulated markets in the EU.

People also ask, who does SRD apply?

SRD II applies principally to securities with voting rights issued by companies that have their registered office in a Member State of the European Economic Area (EEA) and that are admitted for trading on a regulated market within a Member State.

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