A BVm (maatschappelijke BV) is a Dutch limited liability company which primarily aims to positively impact society. This new company type will be marked with the letters “BVm”, thereby making it easily recognizable on the market. Key characteristics are the limitation of profit distributions to shareholders, attribution of additional rights to BVm stakeholders and the introduction of additional social reporting requirements.
About a year ago, a regulation outline was published by the Dutch government for public consultation. In general, this outline was well-received. Given the broader prominent ESG agenda of the new Dutch government installed earlier this year, it is expected that the government will publish an official legislative proposal in the near future.
- The Webinar was moderated by Diana Eggleston.
- The key speakers were Friederike Henke and Jan Greijdanus.