AGM mitigation

The AGM is one of the key events in the corporate calendar and is essential for the smooth running of the business. The Annual General Meeting (AGM) resolutions cover areas whereby shareholder consent is required and without them directors do not have the authority to carry on with many aspects of business as usual.

The AGM is one of the key events in the corporate calendar and is essential for the smooth running of the business. The Annual General Meeting (AGM) resolutions cover areas whereby shareholder consent is required and without them directors do not have the authority to carry on with many aspects of business as usual.

With the outbreak of COVID-19 many AGM venues have closed and a lockdown suggested disruptions threaten many 2020 AGMs. Exactly because of this volatility shareholders are keen to speak to companies to understand what they are doing to safeguard their investments. Some companies are proactively making stock exchange announcements to maintain a good communication flow.