Modernization NV-law

A simplification and flexibilization of NV regulations and a more balanced male/female ratio in the management board and supervisory board of NVs and public limited companies (‘’BV’’).

Virtual shareholders’ meeting is (temporary) possible

Since the 1st day of January 2007 the law provides the possibility of being present at the shareholders’ meeting by an electronic communication tool. However, this option must be explicitly included in the articles of association. If you are considering a virtual shareholders’ meeting, first check your articles of association!

Creativity has its (legal) boundaries

In practice we notice that in this uncertain period entrepreneurs are creatively busy to keep the company running. For example, by developing additional activities. As long as they remain in line with the main object of the company, there is not much going on, but check your articles of association to be sure!