(1) Subject to any provisions set forth in its articles of incorporation and subject to preemptive rights, if any, of existing shareholders, an institution or Oregon stock savings bank may create and issue, whether or not in connection with the issuance and sale of any of its shares or other securities, rights or options entitling the holders thereof to purchase from the institution or Oregon stock savings bank shares of any class or classes. Such rights or options shall be evidenced in such manner as the board of directors shall approve and, subject to the provisions of the articles of incorporation, shall set forth the terms upon which, the time or times within which and the price or prices at which such shares may be purchased from the institution or Oregon stock savings bank on the exercise of any such right or option.
(2) The rights or options described in subsection (1) of this section may not be issued to a director, officer or employee of the institution or Oregon stock savings bank or of any subsidiary thereof unless the issuance:
(a) Is to all shareholders of the institution, Oregon stock savings bank or subsidiary thereof;
(b) Is approved at the annual meeting or a special meeting by the holders of at least two-thirds of the outstanding shares entitled to vote thereon; or
(c) Is pursuant to a plan previously so approved.
(3) In the absence of fraud in the transaction, the judgment of the board of directors as to the adequacy of the consideration received for the rights or options described in subsection (1) of this section shall be conclusive. [1989 c.324 §29; 1997 c.631 §68; 2001 c.377 §58]Section: Previous 707.248 707.250 707.252 707.254 707.256 707.258 707.260 707.262 707.264 707.266 707.268 707.270 707.272 707.310 707.320 Next
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