2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 180. Business corporations.
180.0706 Waiver of and exemption from notice.

180.0706

180.0706 Waiver of and exemption from notice.

180.0706(1)

(1) A shareholder may waive any notice required by this chapter, the articles of incorporation or the bylaws at any time. The waiver shall be in writing and signed by the shareholder entitled to the notice, contain the same information that would have been required in the notice under any applicable provisions of this chapter, except that the time and place of meeting need not be stated, and be delivered to the corporation for inclusion in the corporate records.

180.0706(2)

(2) A shareholder's attendance at a meeting, in person or by proxy, waives objection to all of the following:

180.0706(2)(a)

(a) Lack of notice or defective notice of the meeting, unless the shareholder at the beginning of the meeting or promptly upon arrival objects to holding the meeting or transacting business at the meeting.

180.0706(2)(b)

(b) Consideration of a particular matter at the meeting that is not within the purpose described in the meeting notice, unless the shareholder objects to considering the matter when it is presented.

180.0706(3)

(3)

180.0706(3)(a)

(a) Except as provided in par. (b), any notice required to be given by a corporation to a shareholder under this chapter is not required to be given if any of the following applies:

180.0706(3)(a)1.

1. Notice of 2 consecutive annual meetings, and all notices of meetings during the period between these annual meetings, have been sent to the shareholder at the shareholder's address as shown on the records of the corporation and have been returned as undeliverable.

180.0706(3)(a)2.

2. All, but not less than 2, payments of dividends on securities during a one-year period, or 2 consecutive payments of dividends on securities during a period of more than one year, have been sent to the shareholder at the shareholder's address as shown on the records of the corporation and have been returned as undeliverable.

180.0706(3)(b)

(b) If a shareholder to whom par. (a) applies delivers to the corporation a written notice containing the shareholder's current address, then, beginning 30 days after receipt of the notice by the corporation, the requirement that notice be given to the shareholder is reinstated, until such time as par. (a) may again apply.

180.0706 - ANNOT.

History: 1989 a. 303; 1995 a. 400; 2005 a. 476.

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