After more than three months, the State of Alarm decreed by the government in mid-March and extended up to six times by the Congress of Deputies ended on 21 June. During this period, exceptional measures were approved in order to be able to continue with the activity. Among them, and as we explained in the previous post, we find the Royal Decree – Law 8/2020 which established the framework for the holding of shareholders’ meetings in companies.
This regulation allowed the celebration of the sessions of the governing and administrative bodies of the civil, commercial and cooperative societies (article 40), as well as the general meetings of the boards of directors (article 41) by means of videoconference. It also allowed the use of electronic voting, even though it was not included in the statutes.