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Agenda

Agenda - RIPE NCC General Meeting October 2013

1. Welcome, Preliminaries

2. Financial Update and Outlook 2013

3. Reports from the RIPE NCC
The first part of the RIPE NCC reporting for the General Meeting is presented in the RIPE NCC Services Working Group at RIPE 67. This takes place on 16 October 2013 from 16:00-17:45. General Meeting attendees that have not registered for the RIPE Meeting are welcome to participate in the RIPE NCC Services Working Group session. The second part of the RIPE NCC reporting will take place during the General Meeting.

  • Presentation from the Managing Director of the RIPE NCC

4. Draft RIPE NCC Activity Plan and Budget 2014
The RIPE NCC Executive Board welcomes any input about the Draft RIPE NCC Activity Plan and Budget 2014 prior to and during the General Meeting October 2013.

5. Report from the Executive Board

  • Presentation from the Chairman of the RIPE NCC Executive Board

6. Amendments to the RIPE NCC Conflict Arbitration Procedure

Presentation on proposed changes to the RIPE NCC Arbitration procedure

Resolution 1

"The General Meeting approves the new RIPE NCC Conflict Arbitration Procedure”

Voting takes place under agenda point 8.

7. Amendments to the RIPE NCC Articles of Association

Presentation on proposed changes to the Articles of Association:

  • Proposal to increase maximum number of Executive Board members to seven
  • Proposal to remove requirement for Executive Board to nominate a candidate if there are not enough candidates to have an election
  • Proposal to allow members to submit proof of identity for General Meeting voting in ways other than sending copies of identification papers, e.g. via the LIR Portal

The formal resolutions:

Resolution 2 – Proposal to increase maximum number of Executive Board members to seven

"The General Meeting, in accordance with Article 21 of the Articles of Association, adopts the amendments to Article 8 of the Articles of Association as proposed and announced by the Executive Board on 18 September 2013."

"Furthermore, the General Meeting instructs and authorises the Executive Board to perform or to have performed all that is required to have the amendments executed before a Dutch civil law notary, including but not limited to the translation into Dutch by a certified translator and final amendment at the request of the notary or RIPE NCC's lawyer of the exact wording of the amendments in Dutch, and the amendment of any cross-references to the Articles of Association in other documents to bring these in conformity with the Articles of Association as adopted in this General Meeting."

Voting takes place under agenda point 8.

Resolution 3 – Proposal to remove requirement for Executive Board to nominate a candidate if there are not enough candidates to have an election

"The General Meeting, in accordance with Article 21 of the Articles of Association, adopts the amendments to Article 9 of the Articles of Association as proposed and announced by the Executive Board on 18 September 2013."

"Furthermore, the General Meeting instructs and authorises the Executive Board to perform or to have performed all that is required to have the amendments executed before a Dutch civil law notary, including but not limited to the translation into Dutch by a certified translator and final amendment at the request of the notary or RIPE NCC's lawyer of the exact wording of the amendments in Dutch, and the amendment of any cross-references to the Articles of Association in other documents to bring these in conformity with the Articles of Association as adopted in this General Meeting."

Voting takes place under agenda point 8.

Resolution 4 – Proposal to allow members to submit proof of identity for General Meeting voting in ways other than sending copies of identification papers, e.g. via the LIR Portal

"The General Meeting, in accordance with Article 21 of the Articles of Association, adopts the amendments to Article 16 of the Articles of Association as proposed and announced by the Executive Board on 18 September 2013."

"Furthermore, the General Meeting instructs and authorises the Executive Board to perform or to have performed all that is required to have the amendments executed before a Dutch civil law notary, including but not limited to the translation into Dutch by a certified translator and final amendment at the request of the notary or RIPE NCC's lawyer of the exact wording of the amendments in Dutch, and the amendment of any cross-references to the Articles of Association in other documents to bring these in conformity with the Articles of Association as adopted in this General Meeting."

Voting takes place under agenda point 8.

8. Voting on resolutions:

Resolution 1

"The General Meeting approves the new RIPE NCC Conflict Arbitration Procedure”

Resolution 2

"The General Meeting, in accordance with Article 21 of the Articles of Association, adopts the amendments to Article 8 of the Articles of Association as proposed and announced by the Executive Board on 18 September 2013."

"Furthermore, the General Meeting instructs and authorises the Executive Board to perform or to have performed all that is required to have the amendments executed before a Dutch civil law notary, including but not limited to the translation into Dutch by a certified translator and final amendment at the request of the notary or RIPE NCC's lawyer of the exact wording of the amendments in Dutch, and the amendment of any cross-references to the Articles of Association in other documents to bring these in conformity with the Articles of Association as adopted in this General Meeting."

Discussion of this resolution takes place under agenda point 7.

Resolution 3

”The General Meeting, in accordance with Article 21 of the Articles of Association, adopts the amendments to Article 9 of the Articles of Association as proposed and announced by the Executive Board on 18 September 2013."

"Furthermore, the General Meeting instructs and authorises the Executive Board to perform or to have performed all that is required to have the amendments executed before a Dutch civil law notary, including but not limited to the translation into Dutch by a certified translator and final amendment at the request of the notary or RIPE NCC's lawyer of the exact wording of the amendments in Dutch, and the amendment of any cross-references to the Articles of Association in other documents to bring these in conformity with the Articles of Association as adopted in this General Meeting."

Discussion of this resolution takes place under agenda point 7.

Resolution 4

"The General Meeting, in accordance with Article 21 of the Articles of Association, adopts the amendments to Article 16 of the Articles of Association as proposed and announced by the Executive Board on 18 September 2013."

"Furthermore, the General Meeting instructs and authorises the Executive Board to perform or to have performed all that is required to have the amendments executed before a Dutch civil law notary, including but not limited to the translation into Dutch by a certified translator and final amendment at the request of the notary or RIPE NCC's lawyer of the exact wording of the amendments in Dutch, and the amendment of any cross-references to the Articles of Association in other documents to bring these in conformity with the Articles of Association as adopted in this General Meeting."

Discussion of this resolution takes place under agenda point 7.

The General Meeting is adjourned at this point until the announcement of voting results on Thursday, 17 October at 15:45 (UTC +3).

9. Announcement of voting results on 17 October at 15:45 (UTC +3)

10. Close

Important dates
  • 15 August - GM registration opens
  • 21 August - Registration for electronic voting opens
  • 18 September - Draft agenda and proposed resolutions posted online by the RIPE NCC
  • 18 September - Draft Activity Plan and Budget 2014 posted online by the RIPE NCC
  • 2 October - Submission deadline for proxy forms
  • 2 October - Submission deadline for proposed resolutions
  • 15 October - Registration for electronic voting closes
  • 16 October - RIPE NCC General Meeting October 2013