GESSEL provides legal assistance on disclosure, corporate governance, and corporate organisation issues as well as advises its members on stock exchange transactions. The Association of Private Investors has been in existence since 1999 and joined Euroshareholders in 2001; its well-nigh 6,000 members benefit from legal and analytical support in the form of analyses and reports on publicly traded companies, companies effectuating IPOs, commodities markets, macroeconomics, and stock exchange indexes in Poland and around the world. The Association of Private Investors also organises training events and conferences intended to boost the investment effectiveness of companies and represents investors with respect to selected issues during general meetings of publicly listed companies.