certificate of incorporation


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certificate of incorporation

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(Law) company law a signed statement by the Registrar of Companies that a company is duly incorporated
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Noun1.certificate of incorporation - state approval of the articles of incorporation of a corporation
certificate, credential, credentials, certification - a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
charter - a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation
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In 1984, the certificate of incorporation of Alumax was restated and the shareholders agreement and bylaws were revised.
The board of directors must look to the b-laws, the proprietary lease and the certificate of incorporation of the cooperative housing corporation to find such authority.
Although the Company expects to file the amendment to its Certificate of Incorporation to effect the stock split as soon as practicable, the exact timing of this filing will be determined by the Company's board of directors based on its evaluation as to when and if such action will be the most advantageous to the Company and its stockholders.
However as a result of the amendments to our certificate of incorporation, beginning tomorrow each share of Class A Common Stock will be convertible into 1,500 shares of New Class B Common Stock.
2: Amendment to the Certificate of Incorporation to change the name of the Company to Earthstone Energy, Inc.
At the special meeting, the Company's stockholders approved each of the proposals submitted for consideration, including the proposal to amend the Company's certificate of incorporation to increase the number of authorized shares of common stock from 100,000,000 to 5,000,000,000, and the proposal to amend the Company's certificate of incorporation to effect a reverse stock split by a ratio of not less than one-for-ten and not more than one-for-seventy at any time prior to August 31, 2010, with the exact ratio to be set at a whole number within this range as determined by the Company's board of directors.

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