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Bank Act

Version of section 276 from 2006-11-28 to 2023-11-14:

Marginal note:Squeeze-out transactions

 No bank may carry out a squeeze-out transaction unless, in addition to any approval by holders of shares required by or under this Act or the bank’s by-laws, the transaction is approved by ordinary resolution of the holders of each class of shares affected by the transaction, voting separately, whether or not the shares otherwise carry the right to vote. However, the following do not have the right to vote on the resolution:

  • (a) affiliates of the bank; and

  • (b) holders of shares that following the squeeze-out transaction would be entitled to consideration of greater value or to superior rights or privileges than those available to other holders of shares of the same class.

  • 1991, c. 46, s. 276
  • 1999, c. 31, s. 12
  • 2005, c. 54, s. 57

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