AGM Supporting more than client meetings each year. We help you achieve company objectives by providing the right tools and technology in support of your annual meeting and proxy season.
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  • Voting & tabulation
An Annual General Meeting is a mandatory yearly gathering of a company's shareholders and its board of directors. The purpose of the AGM is to conduct important business, discuss key issues, and make decisions that impact the company as a whole. AGMs are a legal requirement for many companies and serve as a crucial platform for communication between the company's leadership and its shareholders. Key aspects of an Annual General Meeting include:
  • Financial Reporting: Companies typically present financial reports, including the income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement, to provide shareholders with an overview of the company's financial performance during the previous year.
  • Election of Directors: Shareholders may have the opportunity to vote on the election or re-election of members to the company's board of directors. This process ensures that shareholders have a say in the composition of the board.
  • Appointment of Auditors: Shareholders may vote on the appointment of external auditors or reappointment of existing auditors to review the company's financial statements.
  • Dividend Declarations: If applicable, the declaration and approval of dividends may be discussed and voted on during the AGM.
  • Resolutions and Voting: Shareholders may have the opportunity to vote on various resolutions, including changes to the company's bylaws, mergers, acquisitions, or other significant decisions. With our online evoting you can make it easy, efficient, and most important engageful for all your shareholders.
  • Question and Answer Session: AGMs often include a question and answer session, allowing shareholders to ask questions directly to the company's management and board members.
  • Strategy and Future Plans: Companies may use the AGM as an opportunity to communicate their strategic plans, discuss future initiatives, and address concerns raised by shareholders.
  • Compliance and Legal Requirements: The AGM serves as a forum to ensure that the company is in compliance with legal requirements and regulatory obligations.
The specifics of an AGM, including the agenda and the items discussed, will vary based on the company's structure, industry, and applicable regulations. Companies are typically required to provide notice of the AGM to shareholders within a specified timeframe before the meeting. Attending the AGM allows shareholders to participate in the decision-making process, stay informed about the company's performance, and hold the leadership accountable for their actions. Book a Demo
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