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The 2022 Florida Statutes

Title XXXVI
BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
Chapter 607
FLORIDA BUSINESS CORPORATION ACT
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F.S. 607.08081
607.08081 Removal of directors by judicial proceedings.
(1) The circuit court in the applicable county may remove a director from office, and may order other relief, including barring the director from reelection for a period prescribed by the court, in a proceeding commenced by or in the right of the corporation if the court finds that:
(a) The director engaged in fraudulent conduct with respect to the corporation or its shareholders, grossly abused the position of director, or intentionally inflicted harm on the corporation; and
(b) Considering the director’s course of conduct and the inadequacy of other available remedies, removal or such other relief would be in the best interest of the corporation.
(2) A shareholder proceeding on behalf of the corporation under paragraph (1)(a) shall comply with all of the requirements of ss. 607.0741-607.0747, except s. 607.0741(1).
History.s. 91, ch. 2019-90.