Section: Corporations, associations or societies included in Revised Statutes
a. If the target company is a financial institution subject to regulation by the Commissioner of Banking, or a public utility corporation subject to regulation by the Board of Public Utility Commissioners, or a transportation company subject to regulation by the Commissioner of Transportation, the bureau chief shall promptly furnish a copy of the registration statement filed under this act to the regulatory agency having supervision of the target company. Any hearing under this act involving any such target company shall be held jointly with the regulatory agency having supervision, and any determination following the hearing shall be made jointly with that regulatory agency.
b. If the target company is a public utility, public utility holding company, national banking association, bank holding company, savings and loan association or savings and loan holding company subject to regulation by a Federal agency and the takeover of such company is subject to approval by that agency this act shall not apply.
c. Where a takeover bid or takeover offer subject to the filing requirements of section 3 of this act is also subject to similar laws of another state, or to review by Federal agencies, or other State agencies; the bureau chief may, at his discretion, hold joint hearings and otherwise cooperate with such State and Federal agencies, provided such cooperation furthers the purposes of this act and does not impair the ability of the bureau chief to proceed and make all requisite findings under section 4 of this act.
d. This act shall not apply to any offer involving a class vote by shareholders of the target company, pursuant to its articles of incorporation or the applicable corporation statute, on a merger, consolidation or sale of corporate assets in consideration of the issuance of securities of another corporation, or sale of its securities in exchange for cash or securities of another corporation.
L.1977, c. 76, s. 19, eff. April 27, 1977.
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