By-laws amending principles
Amendments to Bank Pocztowy’s Charter require a resolution of its General Shareholders’ Meeting and recording of the agreed amendments with the National Court Register. Prior to presenting the General Meeting with a draft resolution on Charter amendment, the Management Board passes a resolution regarding the proposed changes, adopting the draft resolution of the General Meeting. The draft is then presented to the Supervisory Board for approval. Pursuant to the Code of Commercial Companies, the resolution to amend the Charter is passed with the majority of three-fourths of votes. Pursuant to Article 34.2 of the Banking Law of 29 August 1997, amendments to bank’s Charter require a permission of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority if they regard:
- the business name,
- registered office, core business and scope of operations of the Bank,
- bodies and their competencies, with special attention to competencies of Management Board members appointed with the approval of PFSA and decision-making principles, the basic organizational structure of the Bank, principles of making statements regarding property titles and liabilities, issuing of internal regulations and taking decisions to contract liabilities or use assets whose total value exceeds 5% of own funds of an entity,
- operation of the internal control system,
- equity and financial management principles,
- preference or restriction placed on shares with regard to the voting rights.
On 29 December 2016 amendments to the Bank’s Charter as adopted by Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting on 16 September 2016 were entered in the National Court Register. The amendments regarded adjusting the Charter to the amended Banking Law with respect to implementation of Articles 22a.4, 22b.1 and 22.3 of this Act, adjusting the Charter to the Act on state aid in bringing up children of 11 February 2016 and the obligation of the Supervisory Board to once a year present a report on implementation of the remuneration policy to the General Meeting.
The Charter is available on the Bank Pocztowy’s website at www.pocztowy.pl.