On this page, we provide you with an overview of the most important aspects of Minutes of Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting in Switzerland, including the elements to be taken into account when drawing up the Minutes.
Subsequently, we will provide you with a legally compliant template of Minutes of Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting under Swiss law.
… your company is holding its annual (ordinary) shareholders’ meeting
… you need help with ensuring full compliance with all statutory formal requirements regarding minutes of shareholders’ meeting
… you want to keep a written record of all resolutions and votes at an ordinary shareholders’ meeting
At least once a year, shareholders of Swiss companies need to convene within six months from a business year’s end, most of all to approve the financial statements and results, as well as to appoint the directors and the auditor.
Shareholders thus assemble annually at a general or ordinary (shareholders’) meeting, which forms the supreme body of the company. The catalogue of resolutions and the majority and form requirements are mostly provided by law, to a lesser extent by the articles of incorporation. The law stipulates that the resolutions, votes and discussions must be recorded in minutes.
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