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Questions and answers about holding a shareholders’ meeting or an association general meeting on account of the COVID-19 virus
On account of risk of infection with the COVID-19 virus, the Companies Registration Office is getting a great deal of questions about shareholders’ meetings and general meetings of associations. Here we answer the most frequently asked questions about holding these meetings at this time.
As of 1 September 2021, we will stop the manual handling of certificates. This applies to the extra service where we have scanned in paper originals and emailed them before we sent them in the post. At the same time, we are stopping the issue of certificates of registration in German.
Starting from 1 June 2021 we don’t support the browser Internet Explorer. This means that if you are using Internet Explorer our website may not function properly.
We are getting a lot of questions about what happens if companies are hit by the COVID-19 virus and are therefore unable to file their annual report in time. Will the Swedish Companies Registration Office hold off on making decisions about late filing penalties?
The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020. On 1 January 2021, the UK will also leave the EEA, which has consequences for certain companies.
On 28 November 2019, the Swedish Parliament decided to reduce the minimum permitted share capital in private limited companies to SEK 25,000 , effective as of 1 January 2020.
Don’t sign any documents if you don’t understand the consequences. You may be exploited as a front man for money laundering purposes.
If you let others use your bank account or your Swish for moving, withdrawing or transferring money, you may be committing the criminal offence money laundering.
A new law came into force on 1 April 2019 regarding e-invoicing.
Read below about the consequences Brexit may have on your business here in Sweden. Companies with company officials who are resident in the UK and British companies with branches in Sweden will be affected the most. Many companies and associations will be affected because many of the rules depend on whether a company is based within the European Economic Area (EEA) or not.