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Company Meetings
Outline
Kinds of company meetings
Statutory report
Meetings of board of directors
Procedure and conduct at general meetings
Company resolutions
Legal conditions of various forms of business organizations
KINDS OF COMPANY MEETINGS
Statutory meeting
Annual general meeting
Extra-ordinary general meeting
Statutory Meetings (Section 157)
First meeting of the members of a public limited company. It is held only once
It is held by every public limited company
limited by shares
limited by guarantee and
private company converted into a public company
Shall be held within a period of not less than 3 months nor more than 6 months
How meeting is convened ?



Annual General Meeting (Section 158)
Every company shall hold a general public meeting of its members every year
Notice of meeting
Place of meeting
Business to be conducted
Consideration and adaptation of the audited annual accounts of company
Declaration of dividends
The election of directors
Appointment of directors

Extra-Ordinary General Meeting (section 159)
“All general meetings other than annual
general meeting and statutory
meeting shall be called
extra-ordinary general meeting”
How the meeting is called?
What should be the purpose
of meeting?


Statutory Report (section 153(3))
Report which is sent by the Board of Directors to all members
Report shall be circulated 21 days before the statutory meeting
The statutory report shall be certified by not less than three directors
One of whom shall be the chief executive of company
Contents of Statutory Report
Brief account of the state of company’s affairs
Total number of shares allotted
Total amount of cash received
Names, address and occupation of directors
Particulars of contract and modification
Extent to which underwriting contacts have been carried out
MEETING OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Three ways for carrying out affairs of company by directors
Telephonic conversation
Circular resolution
Board meetings
In board meetings board should explain
Notice of board meeting
Restriction on power of directors
Quorum for board meeting
Minutes of board meetings

Procedure and Conduct at General Meetings
The procedure of holding of general meeting is usually described in the articles of a company.
Company ordinance section 160 provisions related to conduct of company meetings:
Notice of meeting Conduct of business
Quorum Voting and poll
Chairman Voting by proxies
Adjournment of meeting Minutes of meeting
resolutions
Company Resolution
“An item is put before the members of a company in the form of a proposal if it is approved by majority it becomes a resolution”
Types of company resolution
Ordinary resolution
Special resolution


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  • 1. Company Meetings
  • 2. Outline       Kinds of company meetings Statutory report Meetings of board of directors Procedure and conduct at general meetings Company resolutions Legal conditions of various forms of business organizations
  • 3. KINDS OF COMPANY MEETINGS    Statutory meeting Annual general meeting Extra-ordinary general meeting
  • 4. Statutory Meetings (Section 157)   First meeting of the members of a public limited company. It is held only once It is held by every public limited company      limited by shares limited by guarantee and private company converted into a public company Shall be held within a period of not less than 3 months nor more than 6 months How meeting is convened ?
  • 5. Annual General Meeting (Section 158)     Every company shall hold a general public meeting of its members every year Notice of meeting Place of meeting Business to be conducted     Consideration and adaptation of the audited annual accounts of company Declaration of dividends The election of directors Appointment of directors
  • 6. Extra-Ordinary General Meeting (section 159) “All general meetings other than annual general meeting and statutory meeting shall be called extra-ordinary general meeting”  How the meeting is called?  What should be the purpose of meeting?
  • 7. Statutory Report (section 153(3))     Report which is sent by the Board of Directors to all members Report shall be circulated 21 days before the statutory meeting The statutory report shall be certified by not less than three directors One of whom shall be the chief executive of company
  • 8. Contents of Statutory Report       Brief account of the state of company’s affairs Total number of shares allotted Total amount of cash received Names, address and occupation of directors Particulars of contract and modification Extent to which underwriting contacts have been carried out
  • 9. MEETING OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS  Three ways for carrying out affairs of company by directors     Telephonic conversation Circular resolution Board meetings In board meetings board should explain     Notice of board meeting Restriction on power of directors Quorum for board meeting Minutes of board meetings
  • 10. Procedure and Conduct at General Meetings   The procedure of holding of general meeting is usually described in the articles of a company. Company ordinance section 160 provisions related to conduct of company meetings: Notice of meeting  Quorum  Chairman  Adjournment of meeting  resolutions  Conduct of business Voting and poll Voting by proxies Minutes of meeting
  • 11. Company Resolution “An item is put before the members of a company in the form of a proposal if it is approved by majority it becomes a resolution”  Types of company resolution   Ordinary resolution Special resolution