13th September 2010
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
A G E N D A
1. To consider the Report of the Board of Trustees and the financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2009.
2. To consider the ordinary resolution:
"That the maximum number of Trustees be increased to 18"
3. To elect Trustees.
If the resolution at item 2 is adopted there will be five vacancies. The following names are proposed by the Board of Trustees:
Professor Sir Francis Jacobs KCMG QC
Professor Malcolm Shaw QC
4. To appoint the Auditors.
Alexander Layton QC 28th July 2010
Chairman of Board of Trustees
A member entitled to attend and vote at the meeting is entitled to appoint a proxy to attend and vote for him or her. The instrument appointing the proxy must be in writing and must be deposited at the office of the Institute, at Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP, not less than forty-eight hours before the time of the meeting. A proxy need not also be a member of the Institute.
Article 61 of the Institute's Articles of Association provides, "No person other than a Trustee retiring at the meeting shall unless recommended by the Board of Trustees be eligible for election to the office of Trustee at any general meeting unless, not less than three nor more than twenty-one days before the date appointed for the meeting, there shall have been left at the registered office of the Institute notice in writing, signed by a member duly qualified to attend and vote at the meeting for which such notice is given, of his intention to propose such person for election, and also notice in writing by that person of his willingness to be elected."
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