At the end of the trust period, the shares would normally be transferred to the beneficiary or beneficiaries, although in practice many voting trusts provide that they can be transferred to the voting trusts, with identical conditions. There are several reasons why shareholders want to enter into a voting trust agreement. B. Unless otherwise provided in the voting agreement, a voting agreement established in this section shall be explicitly applicable”.; [R.S.R. § 10-731] Voting trusts are similar to proxy voting in the sense that shareholders designate another person to vote for them. But voting trusts work differently than a proxy. While the proxy can be a temporary or single agreement, often established for a given vote, the voting trust is usually more permanent to give more power to a block of voters than a group – or even control of the company, which is not necessarily the case for proxy voting. They also describe the rights of shareholders, such as. B the current receipt of dividends; procedures in the event of a merger, such as consolidation or dissolution of the company; and the obligations and rights of directors, for example. B for which votes are used.
In some voting Russias, the proxy may also be granted additional powers, such as the freedom to sell or exchange shares. A voting rights agreement is defined by a state statute as follows: Voting trust agreements that must be submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) determine the duration of the agreement, typically for several years or until a given event occurs. . . .