extraordinary general meeting

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extraordinary general meeting

a meeting of the members of a company that is specially arranged. Such meetings can be convened by the directors whenever they think it proper and in certain circumstances, and subject to the legislation, by the members themselves. Only special business can be conducted at such meetings.
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As an illustration, in 2002, 61% of S&P 500 companies had classified boards, 59% barred shareholders from calling special meetings, and 60% had poison pills in force.
'It would be once again declared by the Kashmiris before the world, through the special meetings at both sides of the LOC and rest of the world that the Kashmir problem should be resolved only in accordance with the United Nations resolutions and no solution of the lingering global dispute sans the aspirations of the Kashmiris would be acceptable to Jammu Kashmir people', Chaudhry Mahmood Ahmed, President Markazi Anjuman e Tajraan (Ittehad Group), one of the top civil society organizers of the scheduled special meetings to be held on January 5 here said.
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(NYSE: LUK) and New York-based investment banking firm Jefferies Group Inc (NYSE: JEF) said that both companies will hold their respective special meetings of shareholders on February 28, 2013 to vote on the proposals pertaining to the previously announced merger of the companies and related matters.
Special meetings of the Board may be called by the President, Vice President or any four (4) directors, subject to the notice requirements of Section 4 of this Article, and may be conducted by telephonic or electronic media.
At the October 24, 2009, Council Meeting, the Council voted to consider Bylaw amendments at its meeting on February 19, 2010, regarding the Nominating Committee, Nomination Eligibility, Special Meetings of Council, and Student Chapter Deactivation.
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Special meetings bring dissident voices into democratic harmony--without bloodshed.
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