§ 1728. Interested directors or officers; quorum.
(a) General rule.--A contract or transaction between a business corporation and one or more of its directors or officers or between a business corporation and another domestic or foreign corporation for profit or not-for-profit, partnership, joint venture, trust or other enterprise in which one or more of its directors or officers are directors or officers or have a financial or other interest, shall not be void or voidable solely for that reason, or solely because the director or officer is present at or participates in the meeting of the board of directors that authorizes the contract or transaction, or solely because his or their votes are counted for that purpose, if:
(1) the material facts as to the relationship or interest and as to the contract or transaction are disclosed or are known to the board of directors and the board authorizes the contract or transaction by the affirmative votes of a majority of the disinterested directors even though the disinterested directors are less than a quorum;
(2) the material facts as to his relationship or interest and as to the contract or transaction are disclosed or are known to the shareholders entitled to vote thereon and the contract or transaction is specifically approved in good faith by vote of those shareholders; or
(3) the contract or transaction is fair as to the corporation as of the time it is authorized, approved or ratified by the board of directors or the shareholders.
(b) Quorum.--Common or interested directors may be counted in determining the presence of a quorum at a meeting of the board that authorizes a contract or transaction specified in subsection (a).
(c) Applicability.--The provisions of this section shall be applicable except as otherwise restricted in the bylaws.
Special Provisions in Appendix. See section 404(b)(1) of Act 198 of 1990 in the appendix to this title for special provisions relating to applicability.
Cross References. Section 1728 is referred to in sections 1745, 1746 of this title.Section: Previous 1721 1722 1723 1724 1725 1726 1727 1728 1729 1730 1731 1732 1733 1741 1742 Next
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