Shareholder rights are legal rights owners of shares have equivalent to the number of shares in possession. Such rights include economic, control, information, and litigation rights.
- Economic rights are the right of an investor to receive dividends of the profit equivalent to investments made;
- Control rights are the right of an individual to participate in company's decision-making process and to decide on the direction of the company's development;
- Information rights are the right of an investor to acquire information and to request disclosure of necessary information in order to have a general understanding of company's status quo;
- Litigation rights are the right of an individual to seek legal remedy with full compliance with legal provisions in case of the violation of shareholder's rights.