Proxy voting, online shareholder Q&As and livestreaming AGMs are all possible measures to consider, according to the advice.
The Covid-19 pandemic is forcing companies to rethink arrangements for their annual general meetings (AGMs) as UK residents come to terms with advice to avoid “mass gatherings”.
A partnership of regulatory, legal and professional bodies has now issued guidance to company secretaries on their options for AGMs—key events for most companies in the corporate governance calendar—given the social distancing advice for people to remain at home and restrict their movements to non-essential travel.
The guidance, produced by law firm Slaughter & May and the Chartered Governance Institute (CGI), with the support of a number of other bo
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