The world of General Meetings/AGMs has for long been beset by challenges in ensuring high levels of participation from retail investors. The present COVID-19 scenario, where meetings are happening electronically world over is an opportunity to create a paradigm shift in this space as the use of online and web meetings can allow shareholders to participate in these meetings from the comfort of their homes. It will also lead to more participation in voting.
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