Members are hereby notified that an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) of The Danish-UK Chamber of Commerce Limited (DUCC/the Chamber), will be held at the offices of Danske Bank, 75 King William Street, London EC4N 7DT on 29th November 2017 at 17.30.
Each corporate member's main membership contact will also have received this notice by direct email. If you believe you are the Chamber's main contact and have not received it, please get in touch with the Chamber right away by email to Managing Director Gunnar P Larsen.
The full notice is shown further down.
As per the Articles of Association clause 14, the Chairman of the Council calls for the passing of the resolution to be held by a poll submitted by email or post to the Chamber no later than 48 hours prior the meeting (17.00hrs 27 November 2017), or by show of hands on the day.
Number of votes
The number of votes each member category has is set out as follows per the Articles of Association clause 22:
- Individual Members 1 vote
- Small Corporate Members 2 votes
- Large Corporate Members 5 votes
- Patrons/Advisory Board Members 10 votes
Entitlement to vote
Every fully paid up member of DUCC is entitled to vote and attend. A member is entitled to appoint another person as their proxy to exercise all or any of their rights to attend, to speak and to vote by proxy or vote at the meeting.
There will be an opportunity for members to ask questions on the Resolution prior to the EGM via email to either Chairman of the Council Louis de Courcy Wheeler email@example.com or Managing Director Gunnar P Larsen firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event is for members only. All attendees at the EGM must register no later than 48 hours prior (17.00hrs, 25th November) to the meeting. To get access code please request access link by email. There are no charge to attend.
29th November 2017
17.00 Registration – only members can attend.
17.30 EGM Chairman bidding Welcome
- Presentation of Resolution – merger
- Vote of Resolution
18.00 End of EGM – followed by joint drinks reception with members from the Danish Club
20.00 End of event.
Free to attend – strictly for members only.
The Danish-UK Chamber of Commerce Limited (The “Company”)
Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an Extraordinary General 17.30 (Registration 17.00), 29th November 2017 at held at the offices of Danske Bank, 75 King William Street, London EC4N 7DT – for the purposes of considering and, if thought fit, passing the following resolution:
As Extraordinary business:
1. To vote on the resolution:
That the Council are authorised to agree terms for the merger of The Danish-UK Chamber of Commerce Limited (“Existing Company Vehicle”) with The Danish Club and to take such steps as are necessary or desirable to complete the Merger including:
(a) the incorporation of a company limited by guarantee with the name “1” (“New Company Vehicle”) and adopt the Articles of Association in the form made available for inspection at the Chamber’s registered office at 55 Sloane Street, London and via the website (Articles) from the date of this notice and this the Extraordinary General Meeting;
(b) the transfer of the Chamber’s assets from the Existing Company Vehicle to the New Company Vehicle on and subject to such terms as the Council may determine; and
(c) to take such steps as are necessary or desirable before or after completion of the Merger to dissolve the Existing Company Vehicle.
2. To transact any other business of the company.
DATE: Monday, November 06, 2017
BY ORDER OF THE COUNCIL
NOTE: A member entitled to attend and vote at the Meeting may appoint a proxy to attend and vote on his behalf. A proxy need not be a member of the Company. A form of proxy can be requested by email