2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 180. Business corporations.
180.1009 Effect of amendment.


180.1009 Effect of amendment.


(1) An amendment to a corporation's articles of incorporation, including a restatement of its articles of incorporation under s. 180.1007 that includes an amendment to its articles of incorporation, does not affect any of the following:


(a) A cause of action existing against or in favor of the corporation.


(b) A civil, criminal, administrative or investigatory proceeding to which the corporation is a party.


(c) The existing rights of persons other than shareholders of the corporation.


(2) An amendment, or a restatement including an amendment, changing a corporation's name does not abate a civil, criminal, administrative or investigatory proceeding brought by or against the corporation in its former name.

180.1009 - ANNOT.

History: 1989 a. 303.

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