The financial regulator and government have updated their Q&As for company AGMs as they react to the Covid-19 crisis
To provide companies with additional information upon which to plan activities over the coming months. in respect of Company filings, AGMs and other general meetings during Covid-19 a further Q&A has been jointly produced by the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and the Financial Reporting Council.
The document, Measures in respect of Company filings, AGMs and other general meetings during Covid-19, addresses concerns over how companies should act even though legislation has not been passed, and implications for directors and shareholders.
The government has also announced additional information on changes to insolvency laws to assist those companies for which Covid-19 restrictions make it difficult to meet statutory obligations to hold meetings and to file documentation on the Companies Register.