TITLE XXVII
CORPORATIONS, ASSOCIATIONS, AND PROPRIETORS OF COMMON LANDS

CHAPTER 293-A
NEW HAMPSHIRE BUSINESS CORPORATION ACT

Directors and Officers

Section 293-A:8.56

    293-A:8.56 Indemnification of Officers. –
(a) A corporation may indemnify and advance expenses under this subdivision to an officer of the corporation who is a party to a proceeding because he or she is an officer of the corporation:
(1) to the same extent as a director; and
(2) if he or she is an officer but not a director, to such further extent as may be provided by the articles of incorporation, the bylaws, a resolution of the board of directors, or contract except for:
(i) liability in connection with a proceeding by or in the right of the corporation other than for expenses incurred in connection with the proceeding; or
(ii) liability arising out of conduct that constitutes:
(A) receipt by the officer of a financial benefit to which he or she is not entitled;
(B) an intentional infliction of harm on the corporation or the shareholders; or
(C) an intentional violation of criminal law.
(b) The provisions of subsection (a)(2) shall apply to an officer who is also a director if the basis on which he or she is made a party to the proceeding is an act or omission solely as an officer.
(c) An officer of a corporation who is not a director is entitled to mandatory indemnification under RSA 293-A:8.52, and may apply to a court under RSA 293-A:8.54 for indemnification or an advance for expenses, in each case to the same extent to which a director may be entitled to indemnification or advance for expenses under those provisions.

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