Share register

A register maintained by a stock corporation containing the name, date of birth and address of all holders of registered shares

Under section 67 of the German Stock Corporation Act (Aktiengesetz), companies that issue registered shares are required to maintain a share register. The share register provides information on the current shareholder structure and reflects any changes that occur. Shareholders have the right to view their own shareholder's record. Normally shareholders have to be entered in the share register to be able to exercise their voting rights.

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