26 March 2020 – Changed laws around annual general meetings to facilitate remote participation

Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing offices, businesses, institutions, and operations; Legal and policy; Regulatory change
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Swedish Government temporarily modified rules to allow vote delegation and remote voting for shareholders participating in general annual meetings. The rules will be in effect until the end of 2020.
Full details here: https://www.regeringen.se/pressmeddelanden/2020/03/tillfalliga-regler-for-att-minimera-antalet-fysiska-deltagare-vid-bolags–och-foreningsstammor/