Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates from the Australian Government

Using technology to hold meetings and sign and send documents

This consultation process has now been completed. Submissions available
Date
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Consultation Type
Exposure Draft

Key Documents

The Government is seeking stakeholder views on exposure draft legislation to support companies and their officers to use technology to satisfy Corporations Act 2001 requirements.

This legislation contains reforms to facilitate the use of technology in meetings, to execute company documents and send meeting-related materials.

These reforms make permanent the temporary measures put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic relating to electronic execution of company documents and meeting notifications.

Submissions

34 submissions were received for this consultation, including 2 confidential submissions.

Ashurst - pdf 269.05 KB
Automic - pdf 225.91 KB
Clubs Australia - pdf 119.03 KB
DocuSign - pdf 457.44 KB
Fintech Australia - pdf 96.92 KB
Gilbert + Tobin - pdf 1.02 MB
Jaafar, Ismadi - pdf 139.26 KB
Law Council of Australia - pdf 392.99 KB
Link Group - pdf 99.92 KB
Ownership Matters - pdf 121.09 KB
Sparke Helmore Lawyers - pdf 118.87 KB
Walrus Committee - pdf 258.95 KB
Wilkins, Richard - doc 60.5 KB