Notice of the Annual General Meeting of the Society
To be held virtually at 10.00am on Thursday 20 May 2021
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 virtually at 10.00am on Thursday 20 May 2021 and it is intended to propose the following resolutions:
“THAT the Society of Lloyd’s Financial Statements for the year ended 31 December 2020 have been examined and the Society of Lloyd’s 2020 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
20 April 2021
1. Location and time of the meeting
The meeting will be held at 10.00am on Thursday 20 May 2021. In support of the continued measures to combat the Covid-19 pandemic, the AGM will be held virtually again this year For the purposes of this formal notice, the meeting will be deemed to be held in the Boardroom of the Lloyd’s Building, One Lime Street, EC3M 7HA, although no member will be permitted to physically attend that location.
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 their proxy to attend, speak and vote on their behalf. If a member wishes to appoint a proxy they must return their Proxy Notice to Civica Election Services, either online at http://www.cesvotes.com/LloydsAGM21 or by post (by completing and returning the provided Proxy Notice to Civica Election Services, The Election Centre, 33 Clarendon Road, London N8 0NW) (together the “proxy notification addresses”). Proxy Notices must be received by Civica Election Services no later than 10.00am on Tuesday 18 May 2021, after which they will be invalid. Further information regarding the appointment of proxies can be found within the Proxy Notice and section 4.1 of the Guidance Document.
3. 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. Evidence of that authorisation must be submitted to Civica Election Services no later than 10.00am on Tuesday 18 May 2021, after which point the representative will not be permitted to attend, speak or vote at the meeting. Further information regarding the appointment of a corporate representatives can be found within section 4.2 of the Guidance Document.
4. 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, speak or vote at the meeting, evidence of the representative’s position must be sent to Civica Election Services no later than 10.00am on Tuesday 18 May 2021, after which point the executor or personal representative of the estate of a decreased member will not be permitted to attend, speak or vote at the meeting. Further details regarding these arrangements can be found within section 4.3 of the Guidance Document.
5. Annual Report
Printed copies of the Annual Report were despatched on 20 April 2021 to those members who specifically requested one. The Annual Report was published on the Lloyd’s website on 09 April 2021 and remains available here.