6 Shareholders' participation rights
6.1 Voting right limitation and representation
The Liechtensteinische Landesbank has issued bearer shares. At the Liechtensteinische Landesbank’s General Meeting of Shareholders, each share carries one vote. In accordance with Art. 306a ff. of person and company law, the LLB shares held by the Liechtensteinische Landesbank itself and its subsidiaries (1’978’202 shares as at 31 December 2014) are not eligible to vote.
At the General Meeting of Shareholders, each shareholder can vote their own shares or authorize a third party to vote them by proxy.
6.2 Statutory quorum
At the General Meeting of Shareholders, a quorum is present if half of the share capital is represented. If a quorum is not constituted, a further General Meeting of Shareholders has to be convened within two weeks that makes decisions irrespective of the represented shares, unless otherwise prescribed by mandatory laws and statutes.
Provided that legal provisions do not stipulate to the contrary, the General Meeting passes its resolutions and decides its elections by an absolute majority of the votes cast.
6.3 Convening of the General Meeting of Shareholders
The Board of Directors convenes an ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders with a three-week period of notice. The meeting must be held within six months following the end of a business year. The invitation to the General Meeting is to be publicized in the official gazettes. The invitation must list the agenda to be dealt with at the meeting, the proposals of the Board of Directors and, in the event of elections, the names of the proposed candidates.
An extraordinary General Meeting may be convened by the Board of Directors if this is in the urgent interest of the Liechtensteinische Landesbank or at the request of one or more shareholders representing ten percent of the share capital.
The Board of Directors specifies the agenda for the General Meeting of Shareholders in accordance with the Liechtensteinische Landesbank’s statutes. The statutes may be viewed at . Shareholders who represent at least 10 percent of the votes may have signed and detailed items placed on the agenda for discussion and resolution.
6.5 Registration in the company’s share register
The Liechtensteinische Landesbank exclusively issued bearer shares.