Leo Groothuis and Paul van der Bijl: 'Shareholder rights not under pressure in the Netherlands'
In yesterday's issue of Het Financieele Dagblad, Leo Groothuis and Paul van der Bijl argue that we should foster the flexible corporate governance in the Netherlands.
It offers room for innovation, creativity and new investment opportunities for corporations. Besides shareholders, Dutch (listed) companies should also focus on the long-term interest of other stakeholders such as employees, suppliers and creditors.
Leo and Paul respond to an earlier article in which Rienst Abma (Eumedion) and Paul Koster (VEB) state that shareholders are under pressure and the capital market would gain from a clear and unambiguous governance.
Read the article (available in Dutch, FD login required)