Stuck in the Stone Age? Investment platforms branded 'prehistoric' amid GameStop AGM row

Battle over shareholder voting rights hits fever pitch

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Managers claim platforms' voting technology is old and 'underinvested'
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Managers claim platforms' voting technology is old and 'underinvested'

Investment platforms have been described as "prehistoric" as a result of their failure to enable GameStop (GME) investors to vote in the Reddit darling's upcoming annual general meeting (AGM).

Cliff Weight, director of investor group Sharesoc, accused Hargreaves Lansdown of underinvesting in its technology and customer service. "Their platform is prehistoric, and they seem to treat customers...

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