2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 180. Business corporations.
180.1008 Amendment pursuant to reorganization.


180.1008 Amendment pursuant to reorganization.


(1) Except as provided in sub. (4), a corporation's articles of incorporation may be amended without action by the board of directors or shareholders to carry out a plan of reorganization ordered or decreed by a court having jurisdiction under federal statute.


(2) The persons designated by the court shall deliver to the department for filing articles of amendment that include all of the following information:


(a) The name of the corporation.


(b) The text of each amendment approved by the court.


(c) The date of the court's order or decree approving the articles of amendment.


(d) The title of the reorganization proceeding in which the order or decree was entered.


(e) A statement that the court had jurisdiction of the proceeding under federal statute.


(3) Notwithstanding s. 180.1302, shareholders of a corporation undergoing reorganization do not have dissenters' rights except as and to the extent provided in the reorganization plan.


(4) This section does not apply after entry of a final decree in the reorganization proceeding even though the court retains jurisdiction of the proceeding for limited purposes unrelated to consummation of the reorganization plan.

180.1008 - ANNOT.

History: 1989 a. 303; 1995 a. 27.

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