Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) Board Pack

Updated for 2014

This board pack contains all the documents and forms necessary to enable the board of directors to convene an extraordinary general meeting of a company’s shareholders.

It includes:-

  • Draft Board Minutes Convening EGM
  • Notice of EGM
  • Proxy Forms
  • Consents to Holding the EGM at Short Notice
  • Draft EGM Minutes

Further details are set out below.

See below for a full product description
 

An extraordinary general meeting (EGM) is a meeting of the shareholders of a company convened for the purpose of approving matters which fall outside the normal scope of the day-to-day activities of the company.

At an EGM of the Company, resolutions will be put to the shareholders for approval as either an ordinary resolution or a special resolution. Where a resolution is put to the shareholders as an ordinary resolution, it must be approved by in excess of 50% of the votes cast at the general meeting in order to be passed. By contrast, in order to pass a special resolution, it must be approved by in excess of 75% of the votes cast at the general meeting.

Note that the resolutions are passed by reference to number of “votes cast”. Many people make the mistake of thinking that the resolution must be approved by shareholders holding 50% or, as the case may be, 75% of the voting rights. This is incorrect. The percentages only refer to the percentage of votes cast at the general meeting either by shareholders in person or by the duly authorised proxies of shareholders.

A set number of days’ notice must be given to shareholders of an EGM. However, that notice period can be reduced with the consent of 90% or more of the shareholders and the company’s auditors. There are some exceptions to this however where extended notice of 28 days must be given.

Assuming that the notice of the meeting is validly served, the meeting can be convened if there is a quorum of shareholders present at the meeting.

A shareholder can attend and vote in person at general meetings of the company or can appoint a third party known as a proxy to attend and speak on his behalf at the general meeting. Proxies must be appointed in writing using a prescribed form.

At the EGM itself, votes will be cast by a show of hands, or where properly demanded, a poll can be carried out in which case shareholders will usually have one vote for each share they hold.

Once the EGM has concluded, appropriate returns will need to be made to the Companies Registration Office.

Full details in respect of each of the above matters are contained in the EGM pack. TheEGM pack contains all the documents, instructions and guidance necessary to properly convene an EGM in accordance with the law.

This extraordinary general meeting pack has been carefully prepared by solicitors and is procedurally laid out to help you easily navigate the EGM process.



Someof the many reasons to choose Enodare:

- International Legal Publishing Company - Founded in 2000 by a group which included Irish solicitors
- Market Leader in Irish DIY Legal Documents
- Over 50,000+ Satisfied Customers Worldwide
- Documents Pre-approved by Irish Solicitors
- Advanced Provisions Included
- Step-by-Step Instructions
- Secure Payments via SSL Secure Encryption-just like Banks!
- 100% Satisfaction Guarantee

All our documents have been prepared and approved by Irish qualified solicitors with years of legal experience. As such, we guarantee 100% satisfaction with all our documents and products.

             


Solicitor Prepared Documents
You will be using documents which have been prepared, reviewed and pre-approved by experienced Irish solicitors.

Compliant with Irish Law You will be using tried and tested documents specifically tailored to comply with the various legal requirements applicable under Irish law.

Advanced Features Your documents will contain advanced solicitor-approved provisions not usually found in standard 'run-of-the-mill' online documents.

Want a Member of our Legal Team to Review Your Document? If this is the first time you have completed a legal document, you may wish to have a member of our legal team check the document when you're finished. If so, just add this option to your purchase, email us the document when done and we'll review it in under 24hrs!

Get Started Today!

Solicitor Prepared Documents
You will be using documents which have been prepared, reviewed and pre-approved by solicitors with years of practical experience.
Compliant with Irish Law
You will be using tried and tested documents specifically tailored to comply with the various legal requirements applicable under Irish law
Advanced Features
Your documents will contain advanced solicitor approved provisions not usually found in standard run of the mill online documents
 
Would you like our Legal Team to check your document after you have completed it, add this option to your shopping cart. Reviewed within 24 hours of receipt.
Related Products