Be Present and Be Counted (Exercise of Voting Rights at Shareholder Meetings)

By Rorisang Mzozoyana | June 9, 2020

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The exercise of voting rights at shareholder meetings is frequently not as straightforward as is generally believed. Shareholders and, especially, company secretaries, are advised to peruse the outcome of Quintessence Opportunities Ltd and Another v BLRT Investments Ltd (QLtd v BLRT); BLRT Investments Ltd v Grand Parade Investments Ltd and Others (BLRT v GPI) 2007 (6) SA 523 CPD.

Here the court, per the Honourable Blignault J, simultaneously considered two separate but interlinked applications.

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