Notice is hereby given that the 78 th Annual General Meeting of Members will be held on Wednesday 28 April 2021 at 10.00am, by means of electronic communications technology, to transact the following business:
1. To receive the report of the Directors and the Financial Statements for the Year Ended 31 December 2020 and the Auditor’s Report thereon.
2. To announce results of Election to Council.
3. To appoint the Auditor.
4. To authorise the Council to fix the remuneration of the Auditor.
5. To transact any other ordinary business of the Institute.
6. As special business, to consider and if thought fit pass as a special resolution:
“That the Constitution in the form posted on the Institute’s website, www.cpaireland.ie
, be adopted as the Constitution of the Institute to the exclusion of all existing Memoranda and Articles of Association, to take effect from the date of receipt by the Institute of written approval from the Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority.”
Please see attached the following:
By Order of Council.
Cáit Carmody Secretary.
31 March 2021
(a) The meeting will be held using electronic communications technology, as permitted by section 174A of the Companies Act 2014. In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, no Members or proxies will be permitted to physically attend the meeting.
(b) Voting and the Broadcast stream for the AGM will be available via the CESjoinIN platform Access instructions have been included in the notice email sent to members from firstname.lastname@example.org. Any member who wishes these instructions to be reissued should contact email@example.com All records provided in the data have been given access to CESjoinIN, there is no registration required CESjoinIN has a Q&A facility which can be used for questions and comments during the meeting Voting on the day will be facilitated via CESjoinIN.
(c) A member entitled to attend, speak and vote at the above annual general meeting may appoint a proxy to attend, speak and vote instead of him/her under section 184 of the Companies Act 2014. A proxy need not be a member of the Company.
(d) A member, being a body corporate, entitled to attend and vote at the above Annual General Meeting may appoint an authorised person to act as its representative at the meeting in accordance with the provisions of Section 185 of the Companies Act 2014.
(e) Completing and returning a form of proxy and/or appointment of an authorised person will not preclude a member from attending, speaking and voting at the meeting (in the manner set out at (b) above) should he/she so wish.
(f) To be effective, the form of proxy must be deposited at the registered office not later than 48 hours before the time for the convening of the meeting.