Sberbank will be allowed to vote remotely in meetings of shareholders

Sberbank will be allowed to vote remotely in meetings of shareholders


Moscow. May 10. Sberbank of Russia plans to introduce amendments in the Charter, giving the possibility of remote participation in General meetings of shareholders. Shareholders should consider these amendments at the annual meeting to be held on may 27, according to the materials of the Bank.

As noted by the Bank, Federal law amended the law “On joint stock companies”, which enables remote participation in the General meeting of shareholders and e-voting, if such possibility is provided by the Charter companies.

According to the draft amendments to the Charter of the Bank, at the General meeting of shareholders can be used information and communication technologies to provide the possibility of remote participation in the General meeting, discussion of agenda issues and making decisions on issues put to the vote, without the presence in the place of the meeting.

The possibility of remote participation in the General meeting of shareholders, completing the electronic form of the ballot on the website in the Internet will be determined by the Supervisory Board of the Bank. The address of the site which can be registered shareholders for participation in the meeting is determined by the Supervisory Board of the Bank and must be specified in the message on carrying out General shareholders meeting.

The Charter can also be made a number of other changes. In particular, an extraordinary meeting convened at the request of the audit Commission, the audit organization or the holders of not less than ten percent of the voting shares, must be conducted within 40 days from the date of submission of the relevant requirement (previously 50 days). If the proposed agenda of an extraordinary meeting contains the issue of election of the Supervisory Board, such a meeting must be held within 70 days from the date of submission of the relevant requirement or decision of the Supervisory Board of the Bank of the decision on its carrying out (previously 90 days).

The savings Bank is under the control of the Bank of Russia, the total number of shareholders – more than 221 thousand.