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Annual General Meeting

Date: 2nd July 2012

Time: Not specified

Venue: Not available

Event Details


The Annual General Meeting of the Institute will be held on
Monday 2 July 2012 at 18.00

in the Grotius Library at the
British Institute of International and Comparative Law,
Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5JP


1. To consider the Report of the Board of Trustees and the financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2011.

2. To note the retirement of the following Trustees:

The Hon Sir William Blair
Susan Bright
Adam Johnson
Paul Lomas
Prof Stephen Weatherill
Dame Juliet Wheldon

3. To elect Trustees. Following the above retirements (of whom, Adam Johnson is not eligible for re-election and Dame Juliet Wheldon has decided not to stand again), there are six vacancies. The following names are proposed by the Board of Trustees:

The Hon Sir William Blair
Susan Bright
Paul Lomas
Prof Stephen Weatherill.

In addition, the Board intends to propose suitable persons to fill the remaining two vacancies.

4. To appoint the Auditors.

Sir Franklin Berman KCMG QC, Chairman of the Board of Trustees

6 June 2012

A member entitled to attend and vote at the meeting is entitled to appoint a proxy to attend and vote for him or her. The instrument appointing the proxy must be in writing and must be deposited at the office of the Institute, at Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP, not less than forty-eight hours before the time of the meeting. A proxy need not also be a member of the Institute.

Article 61 of the Institute's Articles of Association provides, "No person other than a Trustee retiring at the meeting shall unless recommended by the Board of Trustees be eligible for election to the office of Trustee at any general meeting unless, not less than three nor more than twenty-one days before the date appointed for the meeting, there shall have been left at the registered office of the Institute notice in writing, signed by a member duly qualified to attend and vote at the meeting for which such notice is given, of his intention to propose such person for election, and also notice in writing by that person of his willingness to be elected."

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