You are encouraged to attend the General Meeting of CFA Society Netherlands, to be held on 19 September 2017 from 17:00 to 19:00 at the Crowne Plaza Amsterdam South. The General Meeting will be preceded by a presentation on developing your communication skills, and followed by networking drinks.
You will have read in various member communications and press releases that the board of CFA Society Netherlands has been in discussions with VBA beleggingsprofessionals regarding closer cooperation between the two organisations. The mission, vision and strategy of the two organisations are quite similar and our members work side-by-side in the industry.
Following a two-year period of intense discussions with VBA and CFA Institute, which included a steering committee, working groups, many meetings, and consultations with members and advisors, CFA Society Netherlands and VBA beleggingsprofessionals have concluded that the best way forward is a full merger of the two organisations.
On 11 July 2017 the boards of both CFA Society Netherlands and VBA beleggingsprofessionals approved putting the proposal forward to our members for approval in a special GM in September.
We encourage all members to join this General Meeting to learn more about the details of the merger, to discuss the proposal in depth and to review some of the draft documentation for the merger and the merger planning.
We will then ask your approval to enter into the next phase of the merger process, i.e. to officially file the merger with the Kamer van Koophandel (Chamber of Commerce). The merger will then be final later this year after the legal documentation has been formalised and there are no objections to the KvK filing.
The General Meeting will be preceded by a workshop given by Speech Republic on making an impact by using your communications skills. This career development workshop earns you one CE credit.
The PROGRAM of the General Meeting is as follows:
17:00 Jurko van Veenendaal, Speech Republic, Let ME tell YOU SOMETHING
18:00 CFA Netherlands General Meeting
19:00 Networking Drinks
The AGENDA for the General Meeting is as follows:
1. Opening Annual Meeting
2. Appointment of Secretary to Annual Meeting
3. Approve minutes of last years' Annual Meeting
4. Highlights Annual Report 2016/2017
5. Report of the Treasurer and KCC (KasControleCommissie)
6. Vote to accept Annual Report 2016/2017
7. Present merger proposal, DRAFT Articles of Assocation and DRAFT board composition memo
8. Q&A merger proposal
9. Vote on the intended decision to merge into 'CFA Society VBA Netherlands'
10.Any other items
11.Closure Annual Meeting
All input documents are included below. These include:
1. Annual Report. This version has been finalised and signed off by the KasControleCommissie.
CFA NL Annual Report 2016_2017 vFinal.pdf
2. Minutes from last year's Annual General Meeting.
Minutes CFA Society Netherlands AGM Fiscal 2015-2016 12 October 2016 (002).pdf
3 The merger proposal and related documentation
Final Merger Proposal for distribution to members 7AUG.pdf
20170911 DRAFT articles of association CFA Society VBA Netherlands.pdf
20170906 DRAFT Board composition proposal AGM.pdf
For additional requests for documentation for information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event is open to Members of CFA Society Netherlands. Only Regular Members are allowed to vote on any issues requiring a quorum.
Registration is required. Please register here.
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