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a meeting of the members of a company. A company exercises control and does such acts as are reserved to it by the votes of the majority at general meetings. The meetings have to be properly convened with due notice having been given. If the articles provide for a quorum, that requirement has to be met before business can be conducted. See ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING.
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SDR Forum General Meetings typically involve focused plenary sessions to address the business aspects of the Forum, management of work, and approval of documents.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- An extraordinary general meeting for Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERICY) will be held on Tuesday, August 31, 2004 in order to resolve the difference in voting rights between series A- and B-shares.
The Software Defined Radio Forum will host its first General Meeting of 2004.
Netia") (WSE: NET), Poland's largest alternative provider of fixed-line telecommunications services, today announced that the extraordinary general meeting of shareholders held on October 30, 2003 adopted the resolution on approving Netia's merger with the following Netia's wholly-owned subsidiaries, in connection with the ongoing process of internal consolidation of the Netia group companies: Netia Telekom S.
The board of directors' proposal to amend the articles of association (item 7) The board of directors proposes that the articles of association be amended to the effect that the share-capital limits of the company are adjusted for the issues below, and that, in addition to ordinary general meetings, extraordinary general meetings may also be held in Stockholm.
The general meeting adopted the board's proposal to a new provision concerning notice regarding general meetings in the articles of association whereby
According to Skanska, the meeting also resolved to authorise the board during the period until the next Annual General Meeting to transfer not more than 763,000 Series B Shares in Skanska that have been purchased by virtue of previous authorisations to repurchase own shares, for the purpose of covering certain costs, that may occur in relation to the long-term employee ownership programme, resolved by the annual general meetings on 13 April 2010 (Seop 2011 to 2013) and April 11, 2013 (Seop 2014 to 2016).
If all options issued in accordance with resolutions at the Annual General Meetings from 2002 until 2006 are exercised, the number of outstanding shares (net after repurchases) will increase by 1.
5) is replaced with a provision regarding the lowest and highest number of shares in the company (at least 180 million and at most 720 million shares), that it is stipulated that general meetings are to be convened through advertisement in Post- och Inrikes Tidningar and Svenska Dagbladet (ss.
The provision regarding notice of General Meetings is changed amended to that a notice of General Meetings shall always be published in the Swedish Official Gazette and Svenska Dagbladet (paragr.
10: This text, which refers to the period within which notification of General Meetings of Shareholders shall be issued, is to be deleted, since the Swedish Companies Act includes a corresponding stipulation and such regulation is thus superfluous in the Articles of Association.

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