Voting prior to meetings and quorum requirements in the bye-laws. A combination of the two requires vigilance
In Juridische Berichten voor het Notariaat (JBN) 2018, no. 9, Mariel Vrielink wrote the article “Voting prior to meetings and quorum requirements in the bye-laws. A combination of the two requires vigilance”.
Bye-laws of associations regularly include quorum requirements for key decisions by the general meeting. If this is the case and members of the association have the option under the bye-laws to cast their vote electronically prior to the general meeting, the combination of these two provisions must be carefully considered to prevent undesirable consequences in practice.
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