2017 ORS 60.481¹
Merger

(1)(a) One or more business entities may merge into a corporation organized under this chapter if the merger is permitted by the statutes governing each other business entity that is a party to the merger, a plan of merger is approved by each business entity that is a party to the merger and articles of merger are filed. A corporation organized under this chapter may be merged into a business entity organized under the laws of this state or under the laws of another jurisdiction, other than a foreign corporation, if:

(A) The merger is permitted by the laws of this state or by the laws of the other jurisdiction that govern the other business entity;

(B) A plan of merger is approved by each business entity that is a party to the merger;

(C) Articles of merger are filed in this state; and

(D) The corporation complies with all requirements imposed under the laws of this state and, if applicable, the laws of the other jurisdiction with respect to the merger.

(b) A merger of one or more domestic corporations with one or more foreign corporations is governed by ORS 60.501 (Merger or share exchange with foreign corporation).

(2) The plan of merger shall set forth:

(a) The name and type of each business entity planning to merge;

(b) The name and type of the business entity that will survive;

(c) A summary of the material terms and conditions of the merger;

(d) The manner and basis of converting the shares or other ownership interests of each owner into shares, ownership interests or obligations of the surviving business entity or any other business entity, or into cash or other property in whole or in part; and

(e) If any party is a business entity other than a corporation, any additional information required for a merger by the statutes governing that business entity.

(3) The plan of merger may set forth:

(a) Amendments to the articles of incorporation of a corporation, if the corporation is the surviving business entity; and

(b) Other provisions relating to the merger.

(4) One or more corporations may merge with a nonprofit corporation under ORS 65.481 (Approval of plan of merger) to 65.504 (Merger with business corporation). [1987 c.52 §115; 1989 c.1010 §176; 1991 c.883 §9; 1999 c.362 §11; 2001 c.315 §13; 2003 c.80 §16]

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Notes of Decisions

In General

Owner of corporate shares that does not meet defini­tion for “shareholder” does not have statutorily created inspec­tion rights. Yeoman v. Public Safety Center, Inc., 241 Or App 255, 250 P3d 411 (2011), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Under Former Similar Statutes (Ors Chapter 58)

This chapter as authorizing partnership of corpora­tion and individual; validity of partnership between a private corpora­tion and an individual when corpora­tion charter so provides, (1972) Vol 36, p 94

Law Review Cita­tions

Under Former Similar Statutes (Ors Chapter 57)

18 WLR 123 (1982)

In General

24 WLR 203, 257, 275 (1988); 30 WLR 407 (1994)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 60—Private Corporations, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors060.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 60, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano060.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.