The Model Business Corporation Act (hereinafter the "Model Act") has been in existence for more than twenty-five years, and has served as the paradigm for the revised corporation statutes of approximately twenty-five states, including Virginia. Despite its age, certain of its provisions have been infrequently applied and interpreted in judicial opinions. One such set of provisions is that dealing with a corporation's right to redeem shares of its stock. The purpose of this article is to analyze the Model Act's provisions regarding the redemption of shares; and to review, in contrast thereto, the relevant provisions of the Virginia stock corporation act.

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