Questions and answers about holding a shareholders’ meeting or an association general meeting on account of the COVID-19 virus
On account of risk of infection with the COVID-19 virus, the Companies Registration Office is getting a great deal of questions about shareholders’ meetings and general meetings of associations. Here we answer the most frequently asked questions about holding these meetings at this time.
We are getting a lot of questions about what happens if companies are hit by the COVID-19 virus and are therefore unable to file their annual report in time. Will the Swedish Companies Registration Office hold off on making decisions about late filing penalties?
On 28 November 2019, the Swedish Parliament decided to reduce the minimum permitted share capital in private limited companies to SEK 25,000 , effective as of 1 January 2020.