voting power

See: franchise
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The Maryland Control Share Acquisition Act generally provides that holders of control shares of a Maryland corporation, which are defined as voting shares of stock that would entitle the acquiring person to exercise voting power in electing directors within one of three ranges of voting power specified in the statute, that are acquired in a control share acquisition, have no voting rights with respect to the control shares except to the extent approved by a vote of two-thirds majority of stockholders.
These regulations provided that ordinarily a person should not hold more than 10% of paid up equity share capital or voting power of an information utility, while allowing certain specified persons to hold up to 25%.
has increased the voting power of his three sons in the company.
45 billion, an adjustment that increased Turkey's voting power from 0.
This, of course, the Court could not abide: "Once the class of voters is chosen and their qualifications specified, we see no constitutional way by which equality of voting power may be evaded.
A total of approximately 17,204,593 votes, representing approximately 82% of the total outstanding voting power were present, in person or by proxy, at the meeting.
Once the reforms takes effect, it will result in a shift of more than 6 percent of quota shares to dynamic emerging market and developing countries and more than 6 percent from over-represented to under-represented countries, while protecting the quota shares and voting power of the poorest members.
TH), a Thailand-based coal mining company, has announced that its voting power in Centennial Coal Company Ltd(Centennial) (ASX: CEY) has increased to 95.
Summary: WASHINGTON: Global finance leaders face fractious talks this week on how to shift more voting power at the World Bank to emerging economic heavyweights such as China, a prelude to a bigger fight over the IMF.
IMF pledges voting power reform to boost emerging countries' say
ISTANBUL, Oct 5, SPA -- Finance ministers meeting in Turkey say developing countries should get more voting power in the World Bank, reported ap.
France, the United Kingdom, Belgium and the Netherlands would see the biggest decline in their voting power while Spain, Ireland, Luxembourg and Estonia would see their voting share substantially increase.