Voting Trust Agreement

DEFINITION of 'Voting Trust Agreement'

A contractual agreement detailing the specifics of the voting trust, including the name of its trustee, the effective timeframe, and the nature of its formation.

BREAKING DOWN 'Voting Trust Agreement'

As with many different trusts, the purpose and goals must be stated in order to create a guideline for the trustee and protect stockholders that have decided to transfer their ownership rights to the trust.

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RELATED FAQS
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