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Annual general meeting

An annual general meeting is a meeting of the general membership of an organization. These organizations include membership companies with shareholders; these meetings may be required by law or by the constitution, charter, or by-laws governing the body. The meetings are held to conduct business on behalf of the company. An organization may conduct its business at the annual general meeting; the business may include electing a board of directors, making important decisions regarding the organization, informing the members of previous and future activities. At this meeting, the shareholders and partners may receive copies of the company's accounts, review fiscal information for the past year, ask any questions regarding the directions the business will take in the future. At the annual general meeting, the president or chairman of the organization presides over the meeting and may give an overall status of the organization; the secretary may be asked to read important papers. The treasurer may present a financial report.

Other officers, the board of directors, committees may give their reports. Attending this meeting are the members or the shareholders of the organization, depending on the type of organization. At such meeting, the Company Secretary of the Company plays a crucial role in convening, to attend the meeting, he may be supported by his Corporate Secretarial team. Every state requires public companies incorporated within it to hold an annual general meeting of shareholders to elect the Board of Directors and transact other business that requires shareholder approval. Notice of the annual general meeting must be in writing and is subject to a minimum notice period that varies by state. In 2007, the Securities and Exchange Commission voted to require all public companies to make their annual meeting materials available online; the final rules required compliance by large accelerated filers beginning on January 1, 2008, by all other filers beginning on January 1, 2009 The "e-proxy" rules allow two methods for companies to deliver their proxy materials, the "notice only" option or the "full set" option.

Under the notice only option, the company must post all of its proxy materials on a publicly accessible website at the time In India, the Companies Act 2013 regulates the requirement to conduct an Annual meeting of the members to discuss the four ordinary businesses. As per section 96 of the Act, every Company requires to conduct such a meeting by served a notice of 21 days minimum length prior to the meeting either at the latest known address or email id of the members. However, a company may conduct such meeting through the issue of a notice of shorter length with prior approval of not less than 95 % of the members entitled to vote at such meeting; the Act mandates that such meeting shall be within prescribed time 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, to be not held on national holidays, to be conducted at the place/ town/ village where the registered office of the company situated. However, in the recent trends, as per the latest amendment notified by the Corporate Affairs ministry in India, the unlisted public companies may conduct such meeting in any part of India by taking in advance unanimous approval from all the members in writing or electronically.

The four business includes 1) Financial statement approval 2) Appointment of Director 3) Appointment & to fix the remuneration of statutory auditor 4) Declare the dividend In Great Britain it became optional with effect from 1 October 2007 for any private company to hold an AGM, unless its articles of association require it to do so. In India, the Companies Act 2013 regulates the requirement to conduct a meeting of its members have participation/ hold in the share capital of the company to meet on annual basis in a general meeting called Annual General Meeting within the prescribed time window of 9:00 am to 6:00 pm on other than national holidays to discuss some important business includes financial statements approval. Unlike the other countries, every Company incorporated in India require to conduct such meeting on or before the due date on the last day of the sixth month of every closing of the financial year. In India, the Act has been gone under major changes; the Corporate Affairs ministry has enforced a new amendment act'Companies 2nd Amendment Act 2017' from 26th January 2018.

In Singapore, only public companies must hold AGMs. With effect from 31 August 2018, private limited companies can decide. Private companies can be exempted from holding AGMs if they send their financial statements to their members within five months after the financial year end. To dispense with AGMs, company members need to pass a resolution. All the shareholders must endorse the document for it to come into force. Having dispensed with AGMs, companies pass written resolutions on matters that would otherwise be discussed at AGMs; the resolution putting an end to AGMs may cease to be in force – members can adopt a new resolution to revoke the dispensation. In this case, an AGM must be held. If a private company decides to have AGMs, it must adhere to the deadlines; the annual general meeting must be held within 6 months after the FYE. Next, every company must lodge the obligatory annual return within one month after its AGM. Convention Extraordinary general meeting Corporate law

Walther von Holzhausen

Walther von Holzhausen was a German chess master and problemist. Born in Troppau Austrian Silesia, as the son of an Austrian officer, although his family lived in Frankfurt am Main, he graduated from states military academies at Graz and Hanau. During World War I, he fought in eastern front, where he was captured by Russians, as a prisoner of war, was sent to Khabarovsk in Russian Far East. In winter 1917/18 he escaped from the camp. At the beginning of his chess career, he won at Leipzig 1898/99. After the war, he took 4th at Bad Oeynhausen 1922, took 3rd at Frankfurt 1923, shared 1st at Eisenach 1924. Walther von Holzhausen was the director of international the 24th DSB Congress at Breslau 1925, won himself Hauptturnier A there, he took 10th place at Berlin 1926, 5th at Dresden 1926, 9th at Vienna 1926, 3rd at Hanover 1926), 8th at Bremen 1927, 3rd-4th at Magdeburg 1927, 8th at Giessen 1928, 12th at Berlin 1928, 12th at Duisburg 1929, tied for 13-14th at Bad Pyrmont 1933 and took 6th at Bad Salzbrunn 1933.

He published two chess books – Brennpunktprobleme. Eine Schachstudie. and Logik und Zweckreinheit im neudeutschen Schachproblem.. His name is attached to the Holzhausen Attack in the Giuoco Piano. Http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessplayer?pid=20048

Sidlesham

Sidlesham is a small village and civil parish, on the Manhood Peninsula, five kilometres south of Chichester in the Chichester District of West Sussex, England. It has a small primary school; the area has had a prebendary since medieval times. The 13th-century church of St Mary Our Lady is built of stone rubble, not the usual flint of the area; the parish has a land area of 1753 hectares. In the 2001 census 1139 people lived in 448 households. At the 2011 Census the population had increased to 1,171; the parish has fertile soils on the flat Chichester plain and there are many glasshouses around the village. An electoral list in the same name exists; this ward stretches North to Hunston with a total ward population at the 2011 Census of 2,428. The first definite mention of cricket in Sussex relates to ecclesiastical court records in 1611 which state that two parishioners of Sidlesham failed to attend church on Easter Sunday because they were playing cricket, they were made to do penance. Sidlesham has a Non-League football club Sidlesham F.

C. who play at The Memorial Recreation Ground. The Site of Special Scientific Interest known as Pagham Harbour falls within the parish; the harbour and surrounding land is of national importance for both fauna. The shingle spit is of geological interest. Media related to Sidlesham at Wikimedia Commons