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181.1605(3) (3)Sale of list. To be sold to or purchased by any person.
181.1605 History History: 1997 a. 79.
181.1620 181.1620 Financial statements for members.
181.1620(1)(1)Member may demand. A corporation upon written demand from a member shall furnish that member its latest annual financial statements, which may be consolidated or combined statements of the corporation and one or more of its subsidiaries or affiliates, as appropriate, that include a balance sheet as of the end of the fiscal year and statement of operations for that year. If financial statements are prepared for the corporation on the basis of generally accepted accounting principles, the annual financial statements must also be prepared on that basis.
181.1620(2) (2)Certified public accountant's report or officer's statement. If annual financial statements are reported upon by a certified public accountant licensed or certified under ch. 442, the certified public accountant's report must accompany them. If not, the statements must be accompanied by a statement of the president or the person responsible for the corporation's financial accounting records that includes all of the following:
181.1620(2)(a) (a) A statement of the president's or other person's reasonable belief as to whether the statements were prepared on the basis of generally accepted accounting principles and, if not, describing the basis of preparation.
181.1620(2)(b) (b) A description of any respects in which the statements were not prepared on a basis of accounting consistent with the statements prepared for the preceding year.
181.1620 History History: 1997 a. 79; 2001 a. 16.
181.1621 181.1621 Report of indemnification to members. If a corporation indemnifies or advances expenses to a director under s. 181.0874, 181.0877 or 181.0881 in connection with a proceeding by or in the right of the corporation, the corporation shall report the indemnification or advance in writing to the members with or before the notice of the next meeting of members.
181.1621 History History: 1997 a. 79.
subch. XVII of ch. 181 SUBCHAPTER XVII
181.1701 181.1701 Applicability of chapter.
181.1701(1)(1)Domestic corporations.
181.1701(1)(a)(a) Except as provided in par. (b), this chapter applies to all corporations in existence on January 1, 1999, that were incorporated under or have elected to become subject to ch. 181, 1995 stats., and all corporations without stock organized under corresponding prior general corporation laws.
181.1701(1)(b) (b) A domestic corporation without stock not organized as provided under par. (a) is not subject to this chapter but may at any time elect to become subject to this chapter by filing restated articles of incorporation in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. The restated articles shall state that the corporation elects to become subject to this chapter.
181.1701(1)(c) (c) A domestic corporation without stock which is not subject to this chapter and which does not elect to become subject to it may conduct and administer its business and affairs under the provisions of this chapter to the extent that the provisions of this chapter are not inconsistent with the articles or form of organization of such corporation or with any provisions elsewhere in the statutes or under any law relating to such corporation.
181.1701(1)(d) (d) An industrial development agency formed under s. 59.57 (2) shall, to the extent not inconsistent with that subsection, conduct and administer its business in accordance with this chapter.
181.1701(2) (2)Foreign corporations. This chapter applies to all foreign corporations transacting business in this state beginning on January 1, 1999.
181.1701 History History: 1997 a. 79.
181.1703 181.1703 Saving provisions.
181.1703(1)(1)Effect of repeal. Except as provided in sub. (2), the repeal of a statute by this chapter does not affect any of the following:
181.1703(1)(a) (a) The operation of the statute or any action taken under it before its repeal.
181.1703(1)(b) (b) Any ratification, right, remedy, privilege, obligation, or liability acquired, accrued, or incurred under the statute before its repeal.
181.1703(1)(c) (c) Any violation of the statute or any penalty, forfeiture, or punishment incurred because of the violation, before its repeal.
181.1703(1)(d) (d) Any proceeding, reorganization, or dissolution commenced under the statute before its repeal, and the proceeding, reorganization, or dissolution may be completed in accordance with the statute as if it had not been repealed.
181.1703(1)(e) (e) Any meeting of members or the board or action by written consent noticed or any action taken before its repeal as a result of a meeting of members or a board or action by written consent.
181.1703(2) (2)Penalties and punishments. If a penalty or punishment imposed for violation of a statute repealed by this chapter is reduced by this chapter, the penalty or punishment if not already imposed shall be imposed in accordance with this chapter.
181.1703(3) (3)Reinstatement of dissolved corporation. Section 181.1422 applies to any involuntary or administrative dissolution, even if the dissolution occurred before January 1, 1999.
181.1703 History History: 1997 a. 79; 1999 a. 32.
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