2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 180. Business corporations.
180.1801 Applicability.


180.1801 Applicability.


(1) Sections 180.1801 to 180.1837 apply to a corporation if its articles of incorporation state that the corporation is a close corporation under ss. 180.1801 to 180.1837.


(2) Except as provided in sub. (3), if an election is made to be a statutory close corporation, ss. 180.1801 to 180.1837 control in the event of conflict with other sections of this chapter.


(3) If a service corporation organized under ss. 180.1901 to 180.1921 elects to be a statutory close corporation, ss. 180.1901 to 180.1921 control in the event of conflict with ss. 180.1801 to 180.1837.

180.1801 - ANNOT.

History: 1989 a. 303.

180.1801 - ANNOT.

The enactment of the statutory close corporation statutes did not preempt existing common law rights, and those statutes do not provide exclusive remedies for close corporations. Jorgensen v. Water Works, Inc. 218 Wis. 2d 761, 582 N.W.2d 98 (Ct. App. 1998), 97-1729.

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