How Has SRD II Changed the Investor Relations Role?
IR magazine interviews Broadridge’s Managing Director of Market Advocacy for EMEA and APAC, Michael McPolin.
Managing Director, Market Advocacy, EMEA and Asia PacificInvestor Communication Solutions, International Broadridge Financial Solutions
The Shareholder Rights Directive II (SRD II) promised to reshape the relationship between companies and their investors, affecting areas from say on pay to shareholder ID and proxy advisers. But what has been the actual impact so far?
Some of the new rules, such as those around identification of beneficial owners, have struggled to operate as intended given their inconsistent roll-out across the bloc and a lack of industry readiness.
IR Magazine checks in with Michael McPolin, managing director of market advocacy for EMEA and Asia-Pacific in Broadridge’s Investor Communication Solutions International business, to find out how SRD II has changed the IR role and what developments are still to come.
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