[Osmf-talk] AGM 2013: Proxy Voting Instructions

Gregory Marler sotm at livingwithdragons.com
Mon Aug 26 16:45:52 UTC 2013

Frederik, that explanation/summary is very good and I imagine helpful to 
many people.

Would it be appropriate to have it linked to from the wiki page or 
Or perhaps that is not allowed, as sometimes you have to stick to what 
has been announced as the vote question/description.


On 26/08/13 16:23, Frederik Ramm wrote:
> Hi,
> If your question is
> "Can corporate entities become members of the OSMF?"
> then the answer is
> 1. Corporate entities could become full members; this was possible ever
> since the OSMF was created. The Companies Act doesn't limit membership
> to natural persons. However, we're not planning to admit corporate full
> members.
> 2. Corporate entities can become associate members and we are planning
> to admit them.
> 3. Corporate members do not have the right to vote at a general meeting
> (section 75(3)).
> 4. If 75% of voters support agenda item 7, then section 75(3) will be
> removed, and corporate members will have the right to vote.
> Therefore
> * if you are against corporate members altogether, you would have to
> vote against the new AoA;
> * if you accept corporate members but do not wish them the have voting
> rights, you would vote for the AoA but against agenda item 7;
> * if you accept corporate members and want them to have voting rights,
> then you would vote for the AoA and also for agenda item 7.
> Bye
> Frederik

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