A. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in § 13.1-604, 13.1-619, 13.1-710, 13.1-711, 13.1-720, 13.1-722.12, 13.1-743, or 13.1-750, whenever, pursuant to any applicable statute of the United States relating to reorganizations of corporations, a plan of reorganization of a corporation has been confirmed by the decree or order of a court of competent jurisdiction, the corporation may put into effect and carry out the plan and decrees of the court relative thereto, (i) through one or more amendments to the corporation’s articles of incorporation containing terms and conditions permitted by this chapter; (ii) through a plan of merger, share exchange, or entity conversion; or (iii) through dissolution or termination, without action by the board of directors or shareholders to carry out the plan of reorganization ordered or decreed by such court of competent jurisdiction under federal statute.
B. The individual or individuals designated by the court shall file with the Commission articles of amendment, merger, share exchange, entity conversion, dissolution, or termination, which, in addition to the matters otherwise required or permitted by law to be set forth therein, shall set forth:
C. If the Commission finds that the articles of amendment, merger, share exchange, entity conversion, dissolution, or termination comply with the requirements of law and that all required fees have been paid, it shall issue a certificate of amendment, merger, share exchange, entity conversion, dissolution, or termination.
D. This section does not apply after entry of a final decree in the reorganization proceeding even though the court retains jurisdiction of the proceeding for limited purposes unrelated to consummation of the reorganization plan.
1988, c. 194; 2005, c. 765; 2012, c. 130.