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Let’s Meet ‘Virtually’ –  the legalities and practicalities | 5 key considerations

 As a result of Covid19, many things that we took for granted have had to be re-thought. Among these are the way in which the need for shareholder and investor meetings to take place, can be met. With recent prohibitions on physical meetings taking place and continuing challenges, Merlys has been asked to advise on the legalities and practicalities of creating virtual meetings so that essential decisions which require shareholder approval can be made.

We have distilled our research and reporting into 5 key issues that must be considered before a virtual meeting can take place.  Elaborated on below, these are: 1. Legal Capacity | 2. IT Considerations | 3: Proxies |4: Meeting Notices | 5. The Regulator

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How We Can Help

Merlys has extensive experience of the legalities and practicalities of arranging virtual meetings. If you would like to discuss any issue arising from this article, please call or email our expert Verena Charvet as below.

Verena Charvet MBA,
Solicitor and Senior Partner at Merlys

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Email: verena.charvet@merlys.uk

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This briefing note is intended to act as general guidance and is not intended to offer specific legal advice. Merlys is very happy to assist you with any aspect of the content in this article, as it relates to your business.