§ 601 By-Laws
§ 602 Meetings of Shareholders
§ 603 Special Meeting for Election of Directors
§ 604 Fixing Record Date
§ 605 Notice of Meetings of Shareholders
§ 606 Waivers of Notice
§ 607 List of Shareholders At Meetings
§ 608 Quorum of Shareholders
§ 609 Proxies
§ 610 Selection of Inspectors At Shareholders’ Meetings
§ 611 Duties of Inspectors At Shareholders’ Meetings
§ 612 Qualification of Voters
§ 613 Limitations On Right to Vote
§ 614 Vote of Shareholders
§ 615 Written Consent of Shareholders, Subscribers or Incorporators Without a Meeting
§ 616 Greater Requirement as to Quorum and Vote of Shareholders
§ 617 Voting by Class or Classes of Shares
§ 618 Cumulative Voting
§ 619 Powers of Supreme Court Respecting Elections
§ 620 Agreements as to Voting; Provision in Certificate of Incorporation as to Control of Directors
§ 621 Voting Trust Agreements
§ 622 Preemptive Rights
§ 623 Procedure to Enforce Shareholder’s Right to Receive Payment for Shares
§ 624 Books and Records; Right of Inspection, Prima Facie Evidence
§ 625 Infant Shareholders and Bondholders
§ 626 Shareholders’ Derivative Action Brought in the Right of the Corporation to Procure a Judgment in Its Favor
§ 627 Security for Expenses in Shareholders’ Derivative Action Brought in the Right of the Corporation to Procure a Judgment in Its Favor
§ 628 Liability of Subscribers and Shareholders
§ 629 Certain Transfers or Assignments by Shareholders or Subscribers; Effect
§ 630 Liability of Shareholders for Wages Due to Laborers, Servants or Employees

Terms Used In New York Laws > Business Corporation > Article 6 - Shareholders

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Commissioner: shall mean the commissioner of consumer and worker protection. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-102
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Department: shall mean the department of consumer and worker protection. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-102
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Excess food: means edible food that is not sold or used by a supermarket and is still safe to be consumed but is being disposed of by the supermarket due to labeling, appearance, surplus or other similar conditions. See
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • License: shall mean an authorization by the department of consumer and worker protection to carry on various activities within its jurisdiction, which may take the form of a license, permit, registration, certification or such other form as is designated under law, regulation or rule. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-102
  • Majority leader: see Floor Leaders
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Person: shall mean a natural person or an organization. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-102
  • Person required to collect tax: means any vendor of tangible personal property subject to the tax imposed by subdivision (a) of section eleven hundred five of the tax law. See
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Qualifying entity: means a religious or other not-for-profit organization which provides food for free to needy persons, including, but not limited to a food pantry, food bank, soup-kitchen or community-based organization that provides food for free to needy persons. See
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Supermarket: means a physical retail store which has at the subject location more than ten thousand square feet devoted to offering food for human consumption for sale to the general public. See
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.