This excerpt taken from the WEN 8-K filed Jan 16, 2009.
Capital Stock” means any and all shares, interests, participations or other equivalents (however designated) of capital stock of a corporation, any and all equivalent ownership interests in a Person (other than a corporation) and any and all warrants, rights or options to purchase any of the foregoing.
These excerpts taken from the WEN 8-K filed Sep 29, 2008.
Capital Stock”) which the Corporation shall have the authority to issue is one billion six hundred million (1,600,000,000) of which
SECTION 1. Certificates. Each holder of stock represented by certificates shall be entitled to a certificate or certificates signed by or in the name of the Corporation by the Chairman, the Vice Chairman, the President, an Executive Vice President or a Senior Vice President, and by the Treasurer, an Assistant Treasurer, the Secretary or an Assistant Secretary, certifying the number of shares of stock of the Corporation owned by such stockholder. Any or all of the signatures on the certificates may be a facsimile.
In case any officer, Transfer Agent or Registrar who has signed or whose facsimile signature has been placed upon a certificate shall have ceased to be such officer, Transfer Agent or Registrar before such certificate is issued, it may be issued by the Corporation with the same effect as if he, she or it was such officer, Transfer Agent or Registrar at the date of issue.
All certificates of each class or series shall be consecutively numbered and shall be entered in the books of the Corporation as they are issued. Every certificate shall certify the name of the Person owning the shares represented thereby, with the number of shares and the date of issue. The names and addresses of all Persons owning shares of the Corporation, with the number of shares owned by each and the date or dates of issue of the shares held by each, shall be entered in the books of the Corporation kept for that purpose by the proper officers, agents or employees of the Corporation.
The Corporation shall be entitled to treat the holder of record of any share or shares of stock of the Corporation as the holder in fact thereof and, accordingly, shall not be bound to recognize any equitable or other claim to or interest in such share or shares on the part of any other Persons, whether or not it has actual or other notice thereof, except as provided by law.
SECTION 2. Cancellation of Certificates. All certificates surrendered to the Corporation shall be cancelled and, except in the case of lost, stolen or destroyed certificates, no new certificates shall be issued until the former certificate or certificates for the same number of shares of the same class of stock have been surrendered and cancelled.
SECTION 3. Lost, Stolen or Destroyed Certificates. The Board of Directors may direct a new certificate or certificates or one or more uncertificated shares (as applicable) to be issued in place of any certificate or certificates theretofore issued by the Corporation alleged to have been lost, stolen or destroyed, upon the making of an affidavit of the fact by the Person claiming the certificate or certificates to be lost, stolen or destroyed. In its discretion and as a condition precedent to the
issuance of any such new certificate or certificates or one or more uncertificated shares, the Board of Directors may require that the owner of such lost, stolen or destroyed certificate or certificates, or such Person’s legal representative, advertise the same in such manner as the Board shall require and/or give the Corporation and its Transfer Agent or Agents, Registrar or Registrars a bond in such form and amount as the Board of Directors may direct as indemnity against any claim that may be made against the Corporation and its Transfer Agent or Agents, Registrar or Registrars, and that the owner requesting such new certificate or certificates or one or more uncertificated shares obtain a final order or decree of a court of competent jurisdiction as such owner’s right to receive such new certificate or certificates or one or more uncertificated shares.
SECTION 4. Transfer of Shares. Shares of stock represented by certificates shall be transferable on the books of the Corporation by the holder thereof, in person or by duly authorized attorney, upon the surrender for cancellation of the certificate or certificates representing the shares to be transferred, properly endorsed, with such proof or guarantee of the authenticity of the signature as the Corporation or its agents may reasonably require.
Upon the receipt of proper transfer instructions from the registered owner of uncertificated shares, issuance of new equivalent uncertificated shares or certificated shares (as applicable) shall be made to the stockholder entitled thereto and the transaction shall be recorded upon the books of the Corporation.
SECTION 5. Transfer Agents and Registrars. The Corporation may have one or more Transfer Agents and one or more Registrars of its stocks, whose respective duties the Board of Directors may define from time to time. No certificate representing shares of stock shall be valid until countersigned by a Transfer Agent, if the Corporation shall have a Transfer Agent, or until registered by the Registrar, if the Corporation shall have a Registrar. The duties of Transfer Agent and Registrar may be combined.