GBA Constitution

ARTICLE 8

 GERMAN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION MEETINGS

8.1 The Chairman of the Board shall call and chair all GERMAN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION Meetings. GERMAN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION Meetings shall be regulated in accordance with the provisions of these Statutes.

8.2 An annual GERMAN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION Meeting (the “Annual GERMAN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION Meeting”) shall be convened by no later than the 31st day of January of each year to proceed to the followings:

(a) to consider the annual report established by the Board on the affairs and activities of the GERMAN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION;

(b) to consider and approve the previous year’s accounts;

(c) to exonerate Board Members for the previous year;

(d) to elect new Board Members; and

(e) to discuss or conduct any other matters notified in writing by any Member to the Board at least seven (7) days prior the Meeting.

8.3 If the Chairman of the Board fails to call the Annual GERMAN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION Meeting as required under these Statutes or upon reasonable request to do so by any Ordinary Member, then any Board Member may by notice in writing to all Members call an GERMAN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION Meeting. All Members shall be notified of the GERMAN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION Meeting by post or messenger delivery, not less than seven (7) days prior to the date of Meeting. The notice shall include date, time venue, and agenda of the Meeting.

8.4 The quorum for GERMAN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION Meetings shall consist of not less than one third (1/3) of the Ordinary Members present in person or by proxy. If after a period of thirty (30) minutes subsequent to the scheduled time as mentioned in the said notice for the Meeting there is not a quorum present, then the Meeting shall be postponed for seven (7) days thereafter and shall be held at the same time and place. Further notification to the Members shall be required. A quorum shall be deemed to exist at the subsequent meeting irrespective of the number of Members present.

8.5 Unless otherwise stated herein, resolutions at GERMAN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION Meetings shall be passed by a simple majority vote of the Ordinary Members present in person or by proxy.

8.6 The Board may, at its sole discretion, invite any persons to attend GERMAN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION Meetings on a regular or a case-by-case basis.

8.7 Other GERMAN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION Meetings shall be called to discuss and vote on specific matters. Call and notice for such meetings shall be made in the manner prescribed in this Article and procedures at the meeting shall be as prescribed in this Article, save for a vote on dissolution of the GERMAN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION which shall be as provided for in Article 12.2 or a vote on amendments of these Statutes which shall be as provided for in Article 11.1.

More articles

Article 1: Definitions

Article 2: Offices of The German Business Association

Article 3: Objectives of The German Business Association

Article 4: Membership

Article 5: Application for and Approval of Membership

Article 6: Rights and Duties of Members

Article 7: Resignation, Expulsion and Termination of Member

Article 8: German Business Association Meetings

Article 9: Board of The German Business Association

Article 10: Funds, Property and Financial Matters

Article 11: Amendment of The Statutes

Article 12: Dissolution of The German Business Association

Article 13: Governing Law and Disputes between Members

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Ms. Nguyen Ho Tong Khanh Linh
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