The Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting deliberates on agenda items, generally established by the Board of Directors.
Each shareholder shall hold the same number of votes as the number of shares with voting rights he owns or represents, in accordance with the ‘one share = one vote' principle. As of 3 April 2016, in compliance with Article L. 225-123 of the French Commercial Code, as amended by Law no. 2014-384 of 29 March 2014 aiming at recapturing the real economy, known as the "Florange Act", fully paid-up shares for which it is justified that they were held in a registered form in the name of the same shareholder for at least 2 years, are automatically granted double voting rights.
The Annual Shareholders' Meeting was held on May 19, 2015, at 10:00 AM in Paris (Carrousel du Louvre, 99 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris).