ARTICLE OF ASSOCIATION
Summary of the Statutes of the Association
Headquarters and geographical scope
Geographical scope Spain.
Governing Body and its Composition
General Assembly Elections.
Between 7 and 15 members (Chair, Vice Chair, General Secretary, Treasurer, and Voting Members). 4-year term
Service is unpaid.
Constitutes all members and resolutions passed by all members who are up to date on their dues.
Regular meetings once per year within the 4 months after the close of the fiscal year.
Additional meetings when circumstances require it.
Agreements by simple majority of attendees.
The Association has four types of members:
Corporate Members. Those businesses or institutions established in Spain with a minimum of 10% of Japanese equity, directly or indirectly, as well as Spanish companies or institutions that have interests in Japan. They shall be represented in the Association by their Management, regardless of said management’s nationalities. They shall pay dues and have a right to vote.
Honorary Members. Those physical persons who have been Management of businesses or institutions with a minimum of 10% of Japanese equity, directly or indirectly, or Spanish companies or institutions that have interests in Japan. Also those physical or legal persons who have shown a special dedication to Spain–Japan relations. Naming of honorary members shall be reserved for the Board. They shall not pay dues and shall have a right to vote.
Personal Members. Those physical persons who, regardless of their nationality, have been involved or are interested in the development of Spain–Japan relations. They shall pay dues and have a right to vote.
Sponsoring Members. Those physical or legal persons who, without obtaining direct benefits from the Association or having any direct interest in Japan, contribute, with their financial contributions, to the promotion and development thereof. Naming of sponsoring members shall be reserved for the Board, at the request of any member. They shall pay dues and have a right to vote.
Economic Resources and Assets
Dues/ grants/ other resources/ arising from its goods/ contributions by sponsoring members.
Fiscal year (ends on December 31 of each year).
Annual dues are established according to the needs of the Association.
These are the fees applied from the month of January 2020:
|Based on Income||Dues|
Companies, and Institutions
|< 5 Millones €||550 €|
|> 5 Millones € hasta 50 M €||825 €|
|> 50 Millones € hasta 200 M €||1.100 €|
|> 200 Millones €||1.650 €|
|Personal Members||220 €|
|Sponsoring Members||2.750 €|
At the headquarters of the Association is the Operating Site in charge of carrying out administrative and accounting tasks, as well as information disclosure and publicity.
Persons in leadership positions shall be named by the Board.
Committees and Dependent Bodies
Establishment of committees appointed by the Board.