Notice of the Annual General Meeting of the Society
To be held at Lloyd’s, One Lime Street, London EC3M 7HA at 10.00am on Thursday 17 May 2018
In accordance with the Constitutional Arrangements Byelaw (No. 2 of 2010), notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Society will be held in the Old Library at Lloyd’s, One Lime Street, London EC3M 7HA at 10.00am on Thursday 17 May 2018 and it is intended to propose the following resolutions:
“That the Society of Lloyd’s Financial Statements for the year ended 31 December 2017 have been examined and the Society of Lloyd’s 2017 Annual Report received”; and
“To appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the auditors of the Aggregate Accounts to hold office from the conclusion of the meeting to the end of the next period for appointing auditors under paragraph 5(2) of Schedule 3 to the Insurance Accounts Directive (Lloyd’s Syndicate and Aggregate Accounts) Regulations 2008”
By Order of the Council
Secretary to the Council
16 April 2018
- Location and time of the meeting
The meeting will be held at Lloyd’s in the Old Library, One Lime Street, London EC3M 7HA at 10.00am on Thursday 17 May 2018. Access to the meeting room will not be permitted before 9.30am.
A member of the Society is entitled to appoint another member of the Society or a member of the Council of Lloyd’s (but no other person) as his proxy to attend, speak and vote on his behalf. Only the enclosed proxy notice or the electronic proxy notice available by logging on to www.ersvotes.com/ may be used for that purpose. If a member wishes to appoint a proxy they must either complete and return the enclosed proxy notice to Electoral Reform Services, The Election Centre, 33 Clarendon Road, London N8 0NW or submit the appointment electronically at www.ersvotes.com/ (together the “proxy notifcation addresses”). Guidance on how to make a proxy appointment is set out on the reverse of the proxy notice and in the “Guide to the 2018 Lloyd’s AGM”. Proxy appointments received by Electoral Reform Services after 10.00am on Monday 14 May 2018 will be invalid.
- Members of the Society may attend, speak and vote at the meeting convened by this notice. Duly authorised representatives of corporate members (including Scottish Limited Partnerships, LLPs and Namecos) and representatives of deceased members’ estates who remain on the Register of Members may also attend, speak and vote at the meeting.
- Representatives of corporate members (including Scottish Limited Partnerships, LLPs and Namecos)
If a corporate member wishes to appoint a representative to attend the meeting to act on its behalf (including to vote, speak and take part in the proceedings of the meeting), the representative must be authorised by a resolution of the member’s directors or governing body. Please note that the evidence of authorisation must be submitted in accordance with the guidance set out on the reverse of the proxy notice and in the “Guide to the 2018 Lloyd’s AGM” and must have been received by Electoral Reform Services no later than 10.00am on Monday 14 May 2018 failing which the representative will not be permitted to attend, speak or vote at the meeting.
- Representatives of deceased members’ estates
If an executor or personal representative of the estate of a deceased member who remains on the Register of Members wishes to attend and vote at the meeting, evidence of the representative’s position must be sent to Electoral Reform Services in accordance with the guidance set out in the “Guide to the 2018 Lloyd’s AGM”. If Electoral Reform Services have not received such evidence by 10.00am on Monday 14 May 2018, the representative will not be permitted to attend, speak or vote at the meeting.
- Annual Report
Printed copies of the Annual Report were despatched on 13 April 2018 to those members who specifcally requested one. The Annual Report was published on the Lloyd’s website on 21 March 2018 and remains available here