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Articles of Incorporation

A document outlining the basic functions of a company. Among other things, it states whether it will be an S Corporation or a C Corporation and how many authorized shares there will be. It also states how its corporate governance and operations will work. A company that seeks to incorporate must file articles of incorporation with the appropriate authority. In the United States, that authority is usually the states and sometimes the federal government. It is also called a corporate charter or simply a charter. See also: Charter Amendment Limitations.

articles of association

the legal constitution of a JOINT-STOCK COMPANY which governs the internal relationship between the company and its members or SHAREHOLDERS. The articles govern the rights and duties of the membership and aspects of administration of the company They will contain, for instance, the powers of the directors, the conduct of meetings, the dividend and voting rights assigned to separate classes of shareholders, and other miscellaneous rules and regulations. See MEMORANDUM OF ASSOCIATION.

articles of association

the legal constitution of a JOINT-STOCK COMPANY that governs the internal relationship between the company and its members or SHAREHOLDERS. The articles govern the rights and duties of the membership and aspects of administration of the company. They will contain, for instance, the powers of the directors, the conduct of meetings, the dividend and voting rights assigned to separate classes of shareholders, and other miscellaneous rules and regulations.

See MEMORANDUM OF ASSOCIATION.

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The website also carries the full text of the adopted resolutions, the proposed amendment of the articles of association and all documents related to the recommended public offer made by Renaissance Infrastructure B.
A statement from Bank Alkhair said, "This provision, which is a clear violation of the Bahrain Companies Law as well as the Central Bank of Bahrain regulations, was not included in the copies of the Articles of Association provided to the bank's shareholders.
To the extent necessary, approve and ratify all amendments to Millicom's Articles of Association resolved upon by the general meeting of shareholders on 29 May 2007 and documented in a notarial deed of 3 July 2007.
The agenda, the Annual Accounts 2005 and the annual report for the financial year 2005 containing the information to be provided pursuant to article 2:392 paragraph 1 of the Netherlands Civil Code, the proposed draft deed of amendment of the Articles of Association, the names and information related to the persons that shall be nominated for the position of Supervisory Director and Managing Director respectively, as well as all other documents that have to be made available for inspection, shall be available for inspection as of the date hereof until after the meeting at our registered offices located at Rokin 55, 1012KK Amsterdam, the Netherlands, at the offices of Netherlands Management Company B.
Based on this and the company's existing articles of association, Celesio would not have been able to hold the annual general meeting in 2006 on the date scheduled.
The wording of the Articles of Association is changed so that the permitted range of the share capital is reduced to a minimum of SEK 750 million and a maximum of SEK 3 billion.
The board of directors proposes, as a result of the new Companies' Act which came into force on 1 January 2006, that the articles of association are amended mainly in accordance with the following; - A provision is inserted to the effect that the total number of shares shall be not less than 25,000,000 and not more than 100,000,000.
The agenda, the Annual Accounts 2004, the annual report for the financial year 2004 containing the information to be provided pursuant to article 2:392 paragraph 1 of the Netherlands Civil Code, the proposed draft deed of amendment of the Articles of Association, names and information related to the persons that shall be nominated for the position of Supervisory Director and Managing Director respectively, as well as all other documents that have to be made available for inspection, shall be available for inspection as of the date hereof until after the meeting at our registered offices located at Rokin 55, 1012KK Amsterdam, the Netherlands, at the offices of Netherlands Management Company B.
Proposal for resolution on a redemption procedure, including a) change of the articles of association b) distribution of shares c) reduction of the share capital by withdrawal of shares of series A and series B, respectively, and d) increase of the share capital by way of a bonus issue 7.
Annual report 2010 Scheme circular Scheme booklet Proposed Articles of Association for Rolls-Royce Group plc marked up version Proposed Articles of Association for Rolls-Royce Group plc clean copy as amended Proposed Articles of Association for Rolls-Royce Holdings plc Specimen forms of proxy and admission card Notification of the publication of the Annual report 2010 Prospectus - Rolls-Royce Holdings plc Proposed rules of the Rolls-Royce plc Share Purchase Plan Proposed rules of the Rolls-Royce plc UK ShareSave Plan 2011 Proposed rules of the Rolls-Royce plc International ShareSave Plan 2011
Today, TDC's Board of Directors has decided to propose to the Annual General Meeting, which will be held on March 17, 2005, that TDC lifts the provision in the Articles of Association stipulating that no shareholder may own more than 9.
has in a letter to the board expressed that it holds more than 10 percent of the total number of shares in the company and according to the articles of association requested that the board calls for an extraordinary general meeting to decide on the de-listing of Medicover's Swedish Depository Receipts (SDRs) listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange (former O-list).