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      RS 12:1-1105     


§1-1105. Merger between parent and subsidiary or between subsidiaries

            A. Unless the articles of incorporation of any of the corporations otherwise provide, or unless, in the case of a foreign subsidiary, approval by the subsidiary's board of directors or shareholders is required by the laws under which the subsidiary is organized, a domestic parent corporation that owns shares of a domestic or foreign subsidiary corporation that carry at least ninety percent of the voting power of each class and series of the outstanding shares of the subsidiary that have voting power may do either of the following:

            (1) Merge the subsidiary into itself or into another such subsidiary without the approval of the shareholders of the parent corporation or board of directors or shareholders of the subsidiary.

            (2) Merge itself into the subsidiary, without the approval of the board of directors or shareholders of the subsidiary.

            B. If under Subsection A of this Section approval of a merger by the subsidiary's shareholders is not required, the parent corporation shall, within ten days after the effective date of the merger, notify each of the subsidiary's shareholders that the merger has become effective.

            C. As a result of a merger pursuant to this Section, the articles of incorporation of the parent corporation may be amended only as provided in R.S. 12:1-1005.

            D. Except as provided in Subsections A, B, and C of this Section, a merger between a parent and a subsidiary shall be governed by the provisions of this Part applicable to mergers generally.

            Acts 2014, No. 328, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2015; Acts 2020, 2nd Ex. Sess., No. 3, §1, eff. Oct. 16, 2020.

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