Shareholder Rights Directive II: Improving Corporate Governance of Listed Shares in the EU

With less than a year to go before the September 2020 deadline for Shareholder Rights Directive II (SRD II) implementation, industry participants such as intermediaries, asset managers, brokers, and financial institutions are asking “How do I prepare?”

While our earlier publication looked at the aims of the directive, this paper will answer some FAQs and explore the operational aspects of the amended directive that will affect custodians and their underlying clients, such as asset managers and financial intermediaries. We will also address certain points that have been discussed within industry working groups and task forces with great fluidity. Click here for the full paper on