2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 14A - CORPORATIONS, GENERAL
Section 14A:10A-4 - Five-year restriction; exceptions.
14A:10A-4 Five-year restriction; exceptions.
4.Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this act (except section 6 of this act), no resident domestic corporation shall engage in any business combination with any interested stockholder of that resident domestic corporation for a period of five years following that interested stockholder's stock acquisition date unless:
a.that business combination is approved by the board of directors of that resident domestic corporation prior to that interested stockholder's stock acquisition date; or
b.the transaction or series of related transactions which caused the person to become an interested stockholder was approved by the board of directors of that resident domestic corporation prior to that interested stockholder's stock acquisition date and any subsequent business combinations with that interested stockholder are approved by the board of directors of that resident domestic corporation, provided that any such subsequent business combination is approved by (1) the board of directors, or a committee of that board, consisting solely of persons who are not employees, officers, directors, stockholders, affiliates or associates of that interested stockholder, and (2) the affirmative vote of the holders of a majority of the voting stock not beneficially owned by such interested stockholder at a meeting called for such purpose.
L.1986, c.74, s.4; amended 2013, c.40, s.2.
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