White Paper Virtual Board Meeting Governance in SA
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Our paper addresses and answers fundamental questions about how board meeting governance in South Africa is affected when meetings move from physical to electronic. The ambit and requirements of the South Africa the Companies Act of 2008, in relation to these new realities, is discussed.
COVID-19 has forced a change from traditional board meeting rules to meetings held using Zoom and other electronic meeting software.
The paper will answer questions like:
- Are virtual board meetings legal?
- Are resolutions made at virtual meetings legal?
- Are votes tallied at virtual meetings legal?
Code of eMeeting Conduct
The white paper also proposed a Code of Virtual Meeting Conduct for Directors.