This excerpt taken from the WBS 8-K filed Jul 31, 2009.
Section 17. Miscellaneous.
(a) All notices referred to herein shall be in writing, and, unless otherwise specified herein, all notices hereunder shall be deemed to have been given upon the earlier of receipt thereof or three Business Days after the mailing thereof if sent by registered or certified mail (unless first-class mail shall be specifically permitted for such notice under the terms of this Certificate of Designations) with postage prepaid, addressed: (i) if to the Company, to its office at 145 Bank Street, Waterbury, CT 06702, Attention Gerald P. Plush, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer/Chief Risk Officer, with a copy to the Companys legal department at 145 Bank Street, Waterbury, CT 06702, Attention Harriet Munrett Wolfe, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, or (ii) if to any Holder, to such Holder at the address of such Holder as listed in the stock record books of the Company, or (iii) to such other address as the Company or any such Holder, as the case may be, shall have designated by notice similarly given.
(b) The Company shall pay any and all stock transfer and documentary stamp taxes that may be payable in respect of any issuance or delivery of shares of Series D Preferred Stock or shares of Common Stock or other securities issued on account of Series D Preferred Stock pursuant hereto or certificates representing such shares or securities. The Company shall not, however, be required to pay any such tax that may be payable in respect of any transfer involved in the issuance or delivery of shares of Series D Preferred Stock or Common Stock or other securities in a name other than that in which the shares of Series D Preferred Stock with respect to which such shares or other securities are issued or delivered were registered, or in respect of any payment to any Person other than a payment to the registered holder thereof, and shall not be required to make any such issuance, delivery or payment unless and until the Person otherwise entitled to such issuance, delivery or payment has paid to the Company the amount of any such tax or has established, to the satisfaction of the Company, that such tax has been paid or is not payable.
(c) No share of Series D Preferred Stock shall have any rights of preemption whatsoever as to any securities of the Company, or any warrants, rights or options issued or granted with respect thereto, regardless of how such securities, or such warrants, rights or options, may be designated issued or granted.
(d) The shares of Series D Preferred Stock shall not have any voting powers, preferences or relative, participating, optional or other special rights, or qualifications, limitations or restrictions thereof, other than as set forth herein or in the Certificate of Incorporation or as provided by applicable law.
RESOLVED, that all actions taken by the officers and directors of the Company or any of them in connection with the foregoing resolutions through the date hereof be, and they hereby are, ratified and approved.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, WEBSTER FINANCIAL CORPORATION has caused this Certificate of Designations to be signed by James C. Smith, its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and its Corporate Seal to be hereunder affixed this 27th day of July, 2009.