The Trust Problem

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McClure, Phillips & Company, 1901 - 341 pages

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Page 292 - ... to be purchased or acquired, which is to be paid for wholly or partly out of the proceeds of the issue offered for subscription by the prospectus, or the purchase or acquisition of which...
Page 286 - ... who shall make it, or who shall assent thereto, shall be jointly and severally liable to the extent of such loan and interest, for all the debts of the company contracted before the re-payment of the sum so loaned.
Page 282 - If any certificate or report made, or public notice given by the officers of any such company in pursuance of the provisions of this act, shall be false in any material representation, all the officers who shall have signed the same, knowing it to be false, shall be jointly and severally liable for all the debts of the company contracted while they are stockholders or officers thereof.
Page 291 - ... have been issued, or agreed to be issued, as fully or partly paid up otherwise than in cash, and in the latter case the extent to which they are so paid up, and in either case the consideration for which those shares or debentures have been issued or are proposed or intended to be issued...
Page 278 - ... shall be entitled to one vote in person or by proxy for each share of the capital stock held by him, but no proxy shall be voted on after...
Page 286 - Where the whole capital of a Corporation shall not have been paid in, and the capital paid shall be insufficient to satisfy the claims of its creditors, each stockholder shall be bound to pay, on each share held by him, the sum necessary to complete the amount of such share, as fixed by the Charter of the Company, or such proportion of that sum as shall be required to satisfy the debts of the Company.
Page 271 - ... shall, in addition to the other penalties prescribed by law, be liable to a fine of one hundred dollars, to be sued for and recovered by the mayor or board making the appointment, in a court of record, for the use and benefit of the treasury of such city.
Page 261 - The larger corporations the so-called trusts should be required to publish annually a properly audited report, showing in reasonable detail their assets and liabilities, with profit or loss ; such report and audit under oath to be subject to Government inspection.
Page 275 - ... extend its corporate existence, create one or more classes of preferred stock, and make such other amendment, change or alteration as may be desired, in manner following...
Page 302 - None of the provisions of this Act shall be construed to repeal any of the provisions of the "War Prohibition Act...

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