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19 Apr

FOS Extraordinary General Meeting 2018

Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) Limited Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting

Members are invited to attend the Extraordinary General Meeting of the Financial Ombudsman Service Limited (ACN 131 124 448) to be held:

When: Thursday 19 April 2018
Time: 2:45 pm

Financial Ombudsman Service
Level 12, 717 Bourke Street, Docklands VIC 3008


The Annual General Meeting documentation of the Company listed below is available for download:

FOSL Notice of EGM; and
FOSL Proxy Form


The meeting will commence with some comments from the Chair of the Board, Professor the Honourable Michael Lavarch AO on the proposed transition of the organisation and membership base of FOS to the Australian Financial Complaints Limited, which is expected to occur with effect from 1 May 2018.

For further details of the Transition Process, see the explanatory memorandum (Explanatory Memorandum) at Annexure A of this Notice of Meeting - click here to view this information.

Special Business

Special Resolution: Amendment of FOS Constitution

THAT with effect on and from implementation of the transition process described in the Explanatory Memorandum, the proposed amendments to the Constitution of FOS contained in the Schedule to this Notice of Meeting, be approved and adopted.

A copy of the current version of the FOS Constitution can be found on the Corporate Governance page of the FOS website.

A hard copy is available from the registered office of FOS at Level 12, 717 Bourke Street, Docklands VIC.

There is no ordinary business scheduled to be conducted at the meeting. 

Attendance at the Meeting

In Person

You may attend the Extraordinary General Meeting in person at the date, time and place specified in the Notice of Meeting.

Please advise Nicolas Crowhurst by Tuesday, 17 April 2018 if you propose to attend in person. 

By Proxy

A member may appoint one (1) proxy. A proxy may, but need not, be a member. A proxy form accompanies this Notice of Meeting and must be signed by the member, or his, her or its attorney, or other person duly authorised in writing.

Instructions for completing the Proxy Form are on page 3 of the Form. 

The proxy form must be received no later than 2:45pm on Tuesday, 17 April 2018.

Proxies should be sent to:

ATTN: Company Secretary
Financial Ombudsman Service Limited
GPO Box 3
Melbourne VIC 3001

Fax: (03) 9613 6399
Email: [email protected]


For further information relating to this Notice of Meeting, please contact the Company Secretary of Financial Ombudsman Service Limited:

  • at its registered office at Level 12, 717 Bourke Street, Docklands, Victoria, 3008;
  • via email at [email protected]; or
  • via telephone at +61 3 8623 2005.

By Order of the Board

Nicolas Crowhurst
Company Secretary

26 March 2018