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Electronic signing for Companies extended until 15 September 2021

By Legal Team

The rules allowing companies to execute documents electronically have been extended until September 2021.

Specifically, the Treasury Laws Amendment (2021 Measures No. 1) Bill will extend from 21 March 2021 to 15 September 2021 the expiry date of the temporary relief allowing companies to use technology to meet regulatory requirements to hold meetings, such as annual general meetings, distribute meeting related materials and validly execute documents.

Refer to this article from August 2020 for the original temporary relief measures for companies.