(1) an acquiring person or member of a group with respect to a control share acquisition;
Terms Used In South Carolina Code 35-2-103
- control share acquisition: means the acquisition (directly or indirectly) by any person of ownership of, or the power to direct the exercise of voting power with respect to, issued and outstanding control shares. See South Carolina Code 35-2-102
- Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
- Exchange Act: means the act of Congress known as the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. See South Carolina Code 35-2-103
- issuing public corporation: means a domestic corporation that has either:
(1) a class of voting shares registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission or another federal agency under Section 12 of the 1934 Exchange Act; and
(2) its principal place of business, its principal office, or substantial assets within South Carolina; and either:
(A) more than ten percent of its shareholders resident in South Carolina;
(B) more than ten percent of its shares owned by South Carolina residents; or
(C) ten thousand shareholders resident in South Carolina. See South Carolina Code 35-2-104
(2) any officer of the issuing public corporation;
(3) any employee of the issuing public corporation who is also a director of the corporation.
(B) As used in this article, "Exchange Act" means the act of Congress known as the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.