Examination of Witnesses

Part of Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 10:40 am on 19 June 2012.

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Katja Hall: The second point is important, and that is about good engagement and good dialogue, and it is about good engagement and good dialogue in the run-up to the AGM, not about leaving it all until the AGM. Increased transparency and better disclosure are important in getting more information to shareholders, to enable them to do their job. On the binding vote, we will wait to see what the amendments say, but it seemed to me from the consultation that the proposal was to make binding votes a legislative requirement.