15 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes § 1748 - Application To Surviving Or New Corporations

§ 1748. Application to surviving or new corporations.

(a) General rule.--Except as provided in subsection (b), for the purposes of this subchapter, references to "the corporation" include all constituent corporations absorbed in a consolidation, merger or division, as well as the surviving or new corporations surviving or resulting therefrom, so that any person who is or was a representative of the constituent, surviving or new corporation, or is or was serving at the request of the constituent, surviving or new corporation as a representative of another domestic or foreign corporation for profit or not-for-profit, partnership, joint venture, trust or other enterprise, shall stand in the same position under the provisions of this subchapter with respect to the surviving or new corporation as he would if he had served the surviving or new corporation in the same capacity.

(b) Divisions.--Notwithstanding subsection (a), the obligations of a dividing corporation to indemnify and advance expenses to its representatives, whether arising under this subchapter or otherwise, may be allocated in a division in the same manner and with the same effect as any other liability of the dividing corporation.

(June 22, 2001, P.L.418, No.34, eff. 60 days)

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