record date

noun

Legal Definition of record date

: the date on which a corporation determines the identity of its shareholders and their holdings (as for determining who is entitled to notice of a shareholder meeting or who is entitled to vote at such a meeting or to receive dividends)

called also date of record

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“Record date.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/record%20date. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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