|Company Act Article 316Aug. 1, 2018|
A resolution for dissolution, consolidation or merger, or split-up of a company shall be adopted by a majority vote at a meeting of shareholders attended by shareholders representing two-thirds or more of the total number of the outstanding shares of the company. "For a company that has its share certificates publicly issued, if the total number of shares represented by shareholders present at a shareholders’ meeting is not sufficient to meet the criteria specified in the preceding paragraph, the resolution may be adopted by two-thirds of the votes of the shareholders present at a shareholders’ meeting attended by shareholders representing a majority of the total number of the outstanding shares of the company. "Where a higher criteria for the total number of shares represented by the shareholders present at a meeting of shareholders and the total number of votes required to adopt a resolution thereat are specified in the Articles of Incorporation of the company, such higher criteria shall prevail. "When a company is to be dissolved for any cause other than bankruptcy, the board of directors shall forthwith notify each of the shareholders of the essentials of such dissolution plan.
|Company Act Article 316-1Aug. 1, 2018|
In the case of merger/consolidation between two independent companies limited by shares or between a company limited by shares and a limited company, the surviving company or the newly incorporated company under the merger/consolidation project shall be limited to a company organized in the form of a company limited by shares. "In the case of split-up of a company limited by shares, the surviving company or the newly incorporated company shall be limited to a company organized in the form of a company limited by shares.
|Company Act Article 316-2Aug. 1, 2018|
Where 90% or more of the outstanding shares of a subsidiary company is held by its controlling company, the controlling company may merge/consolidate with the said subsidiary company upon a resolution to be adopted separately at a meeting of the board of directors of both the controlling company and the subsidiary company by a majority vote of the directors present at the meeting of board of directors attended by directors representing two-thirds of the directors of the respective companies; and the resolutions of merger/consolidation so adopted shall be exempt from the application of the provisions set out in Paragraphs I through III, Article 216 of this Act governing the resolutions of Shareholders' meeting.
After adoption of the resolution by the board of directors of the subsidiary company under the preceding Paragraph, a notice shall be given to each of its shareholders and shall state therein that any shareholder who has an objection against that resolution may, within 30 days or a longer period, submit a written objection requesting the subsidiary company to redeem, at a fair price, the shares of the subsidiary company he holds.
Where the share redemption price is to be decided by an agreement to be reached through negotiation between the subsidiary company and its shareholders under the preceding Paragraph, the subsidiary company shall, within 90 days from the date of adoption of the resolution by the board of directors, effect the payment of the redemption price; whereas, if no agreement on the redemption price is adopted in the foregoing negotiation within 60 days from the date of adoption of the said resolution by the board of directors, the shareholders shall, within 30 days after such 60-day period, apply to the court for its decision on the redemption price by a court ruling.
The request of a shareholder for redemption of shares by the subsidiary company shall become mull and void, if the merger/consolidation resolution is cancelled by the subsidiary company. This clause shall also apply to the case where the shareholder fails to make the requests within the time limit set out in Paragraphs II and III under this Article.
The provisions of Article 317 governing redemption shares held by an objecting shareholder shall not apply the controlling company.
Where the Articles of Incorporation of the controlling company need to be amended after completion of the merger/consolidation project, the provisions of Article 277 hereof shall govern.
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