2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 180. Business corporations.
180.0721 Voting entitlement of shares.

180.0721

180.0721 Voting entitlement of shares.

180.0721(1)

(1) Except as provided in subs. (2) and (4) and s. 180.1150, or unless the articles of incorporation provide otherwise, each outstanding share, regardless of class, is entitled to one vote on each matter voted on at a shareholders' meeting. Only shares are entitled to vote.

180.0721(2)

(2) The shares of a domestic corporation are not entitled to vote if they are owned, directly or indirectly, by a 2nd domestic corporation or foreign corporation and the first domestic corporation owns, directly or indirectly, a sufficient number of shares entitled to elect a majority of the directors of the 2nd domestic corporation or foreign corporation.

180.0721(3)

(3) Subsection (2) does not limit the power of a domestic corporation or foreign corporation to vote any shares, including its shares, held by it in a fiduciary capacity.

180.0721(4)

(4) Redeemable shares are not entitled to vote after written notice of redemption that complies with s. 180.0141 is mailed to the holders and a sum sufficient to redeem the shares has been deposited with a bank, trust company or other financial institution under an irrevocable obligation to pay the holders the redemption price on surrender of the shares.

180.0721 - ANNOT.

History: 1989 a. 303; 1991 a. 16.

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