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Thailand: Virtual meetings for corporate boards, shareholders (COVID-19)

Thailand: Virtual meetings for corporate boards

The government adopted measures to ease the restrictions concerning meetings of boards of directors and shareholder meetings in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.


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Due to the COVID-19 situation, the government removed certain limitations on electronic meetings (e-meetings), including a rule that had required that at least one-third of the quorum be present in the same location in Thailand.

An emergency decree on electronic meetings replaces the prior rules, and removes certain limitations by allowing entities including companies (both private and public companies) to be able to hold virtual board of director and shareholder meetings without the physical attendance requirement from any location.

Read a May 2020 report prepared by the KPMG member firm in Thailand

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