2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 14A - CORPORATIONS, GENERAL
Section 14A:14-5 - Powers of receivers; general
14A:14-5. Powers of receivers; general
Subject to the general supervision of the Superior Court and pursuant to specific order where appropriate, a receiver shall have power to
(a) take into his possession all the property of the corporation, including its books, records and papers;
(b) institute and defend actions by or on behalf of the corporation;
(c) sell, assign, convey or otherwise dispose of all or any part of the property of the corporation;
(d) settle or compromise with any debtor or creditor of the corporation, including any taxing authority;
(e) summon and examine under oath, which he may administer, or by affirmation, any persons concerning any matter pertaining to the receivership or to the corporation, its property and its transactions, and require such person to produce books, records, papers and other tangible things and to be examined thereon;
(f) take testimony within or without the State, and, if without the State, apply to courts of other jurisdictions for compulsory process to obtain the attendance of witnesses;
(g) continue the business of the corporation, and, to that end, enter into contracts, borrow money, pledge, mortgage or otherwise encumber the property of the corporation as security for the repayment of the receiver's loans;
(h) do all further acts as shall best fulfill the purposes of this chapter.
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