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Court Of Chancery Explains Non-Profit Corporate Law

Hockessin Community Center Inc. v. Swift , C.A. 7789-VCL (October 5, 2012)

Delaware does not have a separate corporate statute dealing with non-profit corporations. Hence, the non-stock sections of the DGCL usually apply to such entities.  It is sometimes hard to decide what parts of the DGCL do apply, however, as the integration of stock with non-stock provisions is less than clear.  This decision helpfully explains how to decide what parts of the DGCL to apply to non-stock entities