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IPO : DSW calls for independent supervisory board for DWS KGaA

The plans for the IPO of the asset management subsidiary of Deutsche Bank (DWS) are becoming more and more dense. The IPO is about to be launched but the legal governance structure of KGaA (Komandit) in Germany or SCA (Commandite

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Our engagement post-Volkswagen Dieselgate: DSW to enforce special audit at Volkswagen by court decision

Despite heated debates at the general meeting of Volkswagen the outcome of the voting results did not come as a surprise. The company’s major shareholders, Porsche/Piech, Lower Saxony and Qatar, which hold around 90% of the company’s voting rights voted down

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Volkswagen AG needs urgently a truly independent chairman and for the company to sue former MDs.

The tremendous shock created by the scandal of rigged Volkswagen vehicles meets the poor governance of the group, a governance based on a kind of double voting rights, unequal regime tolerated by its shareholders.

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DSW present a resolution for more independent audit at Deutsche Bank

DSW, Germany’s leading investors association and our ECGS German partner, requested to supplement a special audit to the agenda of the annual general meeting of Deutsche Bank on 21 of May 2015 ( DSW completed its ECGS research report soon available on

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