N.Y. Business Corporation Law Section 703
Election and term of directors


At each annual meeting of shareholders, directors shall be elected to hold office until the next annual meeting except as authorized by section 704 (Classification of directors). The certificate of incorporation may provide for the election of one or more directors by the holders of the shares of any class or series, or by the holders of bonds entitled to vote in the election of directors pursuant to section 518 (Corporate bonds), voting as a class.


Each director shall hold office until the expiration of the term for which he is elected, and until his successor has been elected and qualified.

Source: Section 703 — Election and term of directors, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/BSC/703 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 8, 2024).

Jun. 8, 2024

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Sep. 22, 2014

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