TITLE XXVII
CORPORATIONS, ASSOCIATIONS, AND PROPRIETORS OF COMMON LANDS

CHAPTER 293-A
NEW HAMPSHIRE BUSINESS CORPORATION ACT

Shareholders

Section 293-A:7.46

    293-A:7.46 Payment of Expenses. –
On termination of the derivative proceeding the court may:
(1) order the corporation to pay the plaintiff's expenses, including counsel fees, incurred in the proceeding if it finds that the proceeding has resulted in a substantial benefit to the corporation;
(2) order the plaintiff to pay any defendant's expenses, including counsel fees, incurred in defending the proceeding if it finds that the proceeding was commenced or maintained without reasonable cause or for an improper purpose; or
(3) order a party to pay an opposing party's expenses, including counsel fees, incurred because of the filing of a pleading, motion or other paper, if it finds that the pleading, motion or other paper was not well grounded in fact, after reasonable inquiry, or warranted by existing law or a good faith argument for the extension, modification or reversal of existing law and was interposed for an improper purpose, such as to harass or cause unnecessary delay or needless increase in the cost of litigation.

Source. 2013, 142:1, eff. Jan. 1, 2014.