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A share (stock) - inscribed emissive security of a perpetual maturity, certifying the right of its owner to receive part of the profit of a joint stock company in the form of dividends, to participate in the management of a joint stock company, and to receive part of the property that remains after its liquidation.
Shareholders have the rights to:
- get included into the shareholders’ register of a respective company;
- receive the exracts related to themselves from the deposit account at a depositary;
- receive a part of the profit gained by a Company in form of dividends;
- receive a part of the property in case of liquidation of a Company in accordance with a share belonging to them;
- participate in a Management Board of a Company through voting at the General Shareholders’ Meetings;
- receive in the established order the full and trustworthy information on the results of financial and economic activity of a Company;
- dispose freely the received dividends;
- get protection of their rights at a state body authorised for the securities’ market regulation as well as a court;
- demand, in the established order, the compensation of the losses suffered by them;
- get united into associations and other non-governmental noncommercial organizations with the aim of representation and protection of their interests;
- get insurance of the risks connected with possible losses, including missed profit at acquisition of securities;
- take up shares being sold by other shareholders of this Company, on a price and under the terms of an offer to be made to a third party in proportion to the number of shares belonging to each of them.