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183.1202

183.1202 Approval of merger.

183.1202(1)

(1) Unless otherwise provided in an operating agreement and except as provided in s. 180.11045 (2), a limited liability company that is a party to a proposed merger shall approve the plan of merger by an affirmative vote of members as described in s. 183.0404 (1) (a). Unless otherwise provided in an operating agreement or waived by the members, a limited liability company may obtain the approving vote of its members only after providing the members with not less than 10 nor more than 50 days' written notice of its intent to merge accompanied by the plan of merger.

183.1202(2)

(2) Unless otherwise provided in an operating agreement, the manager or managers of a limited liability company may not approve a merger without also obtaining the approval of the limited liability company's members under sub. (1).

183.1202(3)

(3) Each business entity, other than a domestic limited liability company, that is a party to a proposed merger shall approve the merger in the manner required by the laws applicable to the business entity.

183.1202(4)

(4) Each business entity that is a party to the merger shall have any rights to abandon the merger that are provided for in the plan of merger or in the laws applicable to the business entity.

183.1202(5)

(5) Upon approval of a merger, the limited liability company shall notify each member of the approval and of the effective date of the merger.

183.1202(6)

(6) After a merger is authorized, and at any time before the articles of merger are filed with the department, the planned merger may be abandoned, subject to any contractual rights, without further action on the part of the shareholders or other owners, in accordance with the procedure set forth in the plan of merger or, if none is set forth, in the manner determined by the governing body of any business entity that is a party to the merger.

183.1202 - ANNOT.

History: 1993 a. 112; 1995 a. 400; 2001 a. 44; 2005 a. 476.