2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 180. Business corporations.
180.0705 Notice of meeting.

180.0705

180.0705 Notice of meeting.

180.0705(1)

(1) A corporation shall notify shareholders of the date, time and place of each annual and special shareholders' meeting not less than 10 days nor more than 60 days before the meeting date, unless a different time is provided by this chapter, the articles of incorporation or the bylaws. The notice shall comply with s. 180.0141. Unless this chapter or the articles of incorporation require otherwise, the corporation is required to give notice only to shareholders entitled to vote at the meeting.

180.0705(2)

(2)

180.0705(2)(a)

(a) Unless this chapter or the articles of incorporation require otherwise, notice of an annual meeting need not include a description of the purpose for which the meeting is called.

180.0705(2)(b)

(b) Notice of a special meeting shall include a description of each purpose for which the meeting is called.

180.0705(3)

(3) If not otherwise fixed under s. 180.0703 (2) (b) or 180.0707, the record date for determining shareholders entitled to notice of and to vote at an annual or special shareholders' meeting is the close of business on the day before the first notice is given to shareholders.

180.0705(4)

(4)

180.0705(4)(a)

(a) Unless the bylaws require otherwise and except as provided in par. (b), if an annual or special shareholders' meeting is adjourned to a different date, time or place, the corporation is not required to give notice of the new date, time or place if the new date, time or place is announced at the meeting before adjournment.

180.0705(4)(b)

(b) If a new record date for an adjourned meeting is or must be fixed under s. 180.0707 (3), the corporation shall give notice of the adjourned meeting under this section to persons who are shareholders as of the new record date.

180.0705 - ANNOT.

History: 1989 a. 303.

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