Marginal note:Avoidance standards
205 (1) A contract or transaction for which disclosure is required under subsection 202(1) is not invalid and a director or officer is not accountable to the bank or its shareholders for any profit realized from it by reason only of the director’s or officer’s interest in the contract or transaction or the fact that the director was present or was counted to determine whether a quorum existed at the meeting of directors, or of a committee of directors, that considered it if
(a) the director or officer disclosed their interest in accordance with section 202 and subsection 204(1);
(b) the directors approved the contract or transaction; and
(c) the contract or transaction was reasonable and fair to the bank at the time that it was approved.
Marginal note:Confirmation by shareholders
(2) Even if the conditions set out in subsection (1) are not met, a director or officer acting honestly and in good faith is not accountable to the bank or its shareholders for any profit realized from a contract or transaction for which disclosure was required and the contract or transaction is not invalid by reason only of the director’s or officer’s interest in it if
(a) the contract or transaction is approved or confirmed by special resolution at a meeting of shareholders;
(b) disclosure of the interest was made to the shareholders in a manner sufficient to indicate its nature before the contract or transaction was approved or confirmed; and
(c) the contract or transaction was reasonable and fair to the bank at the time that it was approved or confirmed.
- 1991, c. 46, s. 205
- 2005, c. 54, s. 41
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