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I have a C corporation and want to amend the Articles of Incorporation.

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I have a C corporation and want to amend the Articles of Incorporation. Do I need to have a shareholder vote to amend the Articles?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Business Law
Expert:  CalAttorney2 replied 3 years ago.

William B. Esq. :

Thank you for using our service. My name is Bill and I would like to assist you today.

William B. Esq. :

Shareholder approval is not always required.

William B. Esq. :

A board may amend articles of incorporation when the amendment does not affect the division or rights of the shareholders.

William B. Esq. :

Here is the statute permitting the board to amend the articles: http://www.flsenate.gov/Laws/Statutes/2011/607.1007

William B. Esq. :

Here is the statute regarding when the shareholder vote is required: http://www.flsenate.gov/Laws/Statutes/2012/607.10025

William B. Esq. :

Here is the form for filing amended articles in Florida: http://form.sunbiz.org/pdf/cr2e011.pdf

William B. Esq. :

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