2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 180. Business corporations.
180.0720 Shareholders' list for meeting.
180.0720180.0720 Shareholders' list for meeting.
180.0720(1)(1) After fixing a record date for a meeting, a corporation shall prepare a list of the names of all its shareholders who are entitled to notice of a shareholders' meeting. The list shall be arranged by class or series of shares and show the address of and number of shares held by each shareholder.
180.0720(2)(2) The corporation shall make the shareholders' list available for inspection by any shareholder, beginning 2 business days after notice of the meeting is given for which the list was prepared and continuing to the date of the meeting, at the corporation's principal office or at a place identified in the meeting notice in the city where the meeting will be held. A shareholder or his or her agent or attorney may, on written demand, inspect and, subject to s. 180.1602 (2) (b) 3. to 5., copy the list, during regular business hours and at his or her expense, during the period that it is available for inspection under this subsection.
180.0720(3)(3) The corporation shall make the shareholders' list available at the meeting, and any shareholder or his or her agent or attorney may inspect the list at any time during the meeting or any adjournment.
180.0720(4)(4) If the corporation refuses to allow a shareholder or his or her agent or attorney to inspect the shareholders' list before or at the meeting, or to copy the list as permitted by sub. (2), on petition of the shareholder, the circuit court for the county where the corporation's principal office or, if none in this state, its registered office is located may, after notice to the corporation and an opportunity to be heard, order the inspection or copying at the corporation's expense. The court may also postpone the meeting for which the list was prepared until the inspection or copying is complete.
180.0720(5)(5) Refusal or failure to prepare or make available the shareholders' list does not affect the validity of action taken at the meeting.
180.0720 - ANNOT.History: 1989 a. 303.
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