Biotie Therapies Corp. Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, 3 May 2016 at 2.00 p.m. (Finnish time) at Joukahaisenkatu 3-5 (ICT-building, Alpha auditorium), Turku, Finland.
The reception of shareholders who have registered for the meeting and the distribution of voting tickets will commence at 1.30 p.m. (Finnish time). Annual General Meeting Invitation and Materials:
Invitation to the Annual General Meeting; stock exchange release 12 April 2016
Financial statements, the report of the Board of Directors and the auditor´s report 2015
Bio´s of the proposed new Board members
Acorda proposals to AGM
Resolutions of the Annual General Meeting; stock exchange release 03 May 2016
Minutes of AGM
Registration to the Annual General Meeting
Each shareholder, who is registered on 21 April 2016 in the shareholders' register of the company held by Euroclear Finland Ltd, has the right to participate in the Annual General Meeting. A shareholder, whose shares are registered on his or her personal Finnish book-entry account, is registered in the shareholders' register of the company.
A shareholder registered in the shareholders' register of the company, who wants to participate in the Annual General Meeting, shall register for the meeting by giving a prior notice of participation by no later than 28 April 2016 at 4.00 p.m. (Finnish time) by which time the notice needs to have arrived. Such notice can be given:
a) through the company's website at www.biotie.com;
b) by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org;
c) by telephone +358 2 274 8911; or
d) by regular mail to Biotie Therapies Corp. / Virve Nurmi, Joukahaisenkatu 6, FI-20520 Turku, Finland.
In connection with the registration, the shareholder shall provide his or her name, personal identification number, address, telephone number and the name of any possible assistant or proxy representative and the personal identification number of such an assistant or proxy representative. The personal data given to Biotie Therapies Corp. will be used only in connection with the Annual General Meeting and with the processing of the related registration.
A shareholder who is present at the Annual General Meeting has the right to request information with respect to the matters to be considered at the meeting pursuant to chapter 5, section 25 of the Finnish Companies Act.
Proxy representative and powers of attorney
A shareholder may participate in the Annual General Meeting and exercise his or her rights at the meeting by way of proxy representation.
A proxy representative shall produce a dated proxy document or otherwise in a reliable manner demonstrate his or her right to represent the shareholder at the Annual General Meeting. When a shareholder participates in the Annual General Meeting by means of several proxy representatives representing the shareholder with shares in different securities accounts, the shares by which each proxy representative represents the shareholder shall be identified in connection with the registration for the Annual General Meeting.
Proxy documents should be delivered in original form to the company, at the address of Biotie Therapies Corp. / Virve Nurmi, Joukahaisenkatu 6, FI-20520 Turku, Finland, before the last date for registration, 28 April 2016.
Registration to the Annual General Meeting via Euroclear Finland Ltd’s service commences on 12 April 2016. Please follow the instructions provided by Euroclear. You will receive a confirmation after your registration has been successfully received.
Registration for the Annual General Meeting
Description of the registration file
In the registration procedure to the Annual General Meeting of Biotie Therapies Corp., personal data of the shareholders is collected, such as the personal identity code and the number of the book-entry account. The information will not be used for any other purposes than for identifying the shareholder and for confirming the shareholding. The technical provider of the registration system is Euroclear Finland Oy.
The full description of the registration file is available here.
Holders of nominee registered shares
A holder of nominee-registered shares has the right to participate in the Annual General Meeting by virtue of holding shares, based on which he or she would be entitled to be registered in the shareholders' register of the company held by Euroclear Finland Ltd on the record date of the Annual General Meeting, 21 April 2016. The right to participate in the Annual General Meeting requires, in addition, that the shareholder, with respect to such shares, has been temporarily registered in the shareholders' register held by Euroclear Finland Ltd by no later than 28 April 2016 at 10.00 a.m. (Finnish time). Such temporary registration constitutes a due registration for the Annual General Meeting.
A holder of nominee registered shares is advised to request without delay from his or her custodian bank necessary instructions regarding the temporary registration in the shareholders' register of the company, the issuing of proxy documents and the registration for the Annual General Meeting. The account management organization of the custodian bank has to register the holder of nominee registered shares, who wants to participate in the Annual General Meeting, to be temporarily entered into the shareholders' register of the company by no later than the time stated above.
13 May, 2016