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Code of Virginia
Title 13.1. Corporations
Chapter 10. Virginia Nonstock Corporation Act
8/15/2020

§ 13.1-897.1. Abandonment of a merger.

A. Unless otherwise provided in a plan of merger or in the laws under which a foreign corporation or a domestic or foreign eligible entity that is a party to a merger is organized or by which it is governed, after the plan has been adopted and approved as required by this article, and at any time before the certificate of merger has become effective, the merger may be abandoned by a domestic corporation that is a party thereto without action by members in accordance with any procedures set forth in the plan of merger or, if no such procedures are set forth in the plan, in the manner determined by the board of directors, subject to any contractual rights of other parties to the merger.

B. If a merger is abandoned under subsection A after articles of merger have been filed with the Commission but before the certificate of merger has become effective, a statement that the merger has been abandoned in accordance with this section, executed on behalf of a party to the merger, shall be delivered to the Commission for filing prior to the effective date of the certificate of merger. Upon filing, the statement shall take effect and the merger shall be deemed abandoned and shall not become effective.

2007, c. 925.

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