What is a share in legal terms?

From a legal perspective, the owner of a share usually participates in the business success of the company, can influence decisions through a voting right at the shareholders’ meeting and has a right to information and disclosure vis-à-vis the company. For example, the right to inspect the annual financial statements. Other rights, such as liquidation preferences, can be contractually agreed.

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