Chapman Tripp sees more shareholder lobbying, increased accountability for listed firms

Paul McBeth
Tue, 13 Jun 2017

By Paul McBeth June 13 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's listed companies are set to face a growing tide of shareholder activism and increased demands for accountability, law firm Chapman Tripp says.  In a report on corporate governance trends released today, Chapman Tripp predicts more shareholder activism will follow recent showdowns, such as the tussles over director roles at property investor NPT and high-tech components maker Rakon. Meanwhile, new audit reports on the most significant issues identified by an auditor will allow investors...

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