The COVID-19 pandemic has led to some countries, including Australia, enacting temporary changes to their corporate laws to allow virtual meetings of shareholders to be conducted. The purpose of this article is to identify and evaluate the corporate governance arguments arising with a move to virtual meetings. These arguments include whether virtual meetings increase shareholder accessibility and engagement or reduce the accountability of directors and management.
Freeburn, Lloyd and Ramsay, Ian, Virtual Shareholder Meetings in Australia (September 22, 2020). International Company and Commercial Law Review, volume 32, no 2, 2021, pp 67-93.