articles of incorporation

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Noun1.articles of incorporation - a legal document that creates a corporation; it is filed with a state by the founders of a corporation and is governed by the laws of the state
charter - a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation
legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument - (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
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Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws: Recommended changes were approved.
30% of these organizations' articles of incorporation do not have an acceptable purpose clause
Deutsche High Income Opportunities Fund Inc's board approved and recommended its stockholders to approve, at the fund's 2015 annual stockholders' meeting that will be held on 30 September 2015, an amendment to DHG's Articles of Incorporation, as mentioned above, effective as of a date no more than 30 months after the initial date of the fund's 2015 annual meeting of stockholders and the board will establish the precise date.
Considering that this system is firmly established, the Board proposes that the wording of the present Articles of Incorporation concerning Directors and Executive Officers as well as other related provisions be revised or deleted, that the one new article be inserted and that the article numbers be adjusted accordingly.
Shareholders have also approved a second amendment to the company's Restated Articles of Incorporation to reduce the vote required for future amendments to the Company's Restated Articles of Incorporation from a two-thirds supermajority of the outstanding shares entitled to vote to a simple majority of over 50 percent.
The Articles of Incorporation of this corporation are amended and restated to read as follows:
Even though there was great interest in the continuing INCO meetings, there was some concern as to what would happen when INCO's patent ran out, said Ken Guise, who also signed the original articles of incorporation.
Article IV of the Company's Articles of Incorporation will be amended to decrease the number of authorized shares from 5,000,000 to 4,000,000 shares.
It is scheduled that the Company will become a Company with Audit and Supervisory Committee after obtaining approval for the necessary amendment to the Articles of Incorporation at the 140th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on June 29, 2016.
Further, Shareholders approved the amendment and restatement of the company's Restated Articles of Incorporation.
Heritage Oaks Bancorp (NASDAQ: HEOP), the parent company of Heritage Oaks Bank, has announced that it has received shareholder approval to amend its articles of incorporation.