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A. In proceedings to liquidate the assets and affairs of a corporation, the Court shall have the power to issue injunctions, to appoint receivers pendente lite, with such powers and duties as the Court from time to time may direct, and to take such other proceedings as may be requisite to preserve the corporate assets wherever situated, and carry on the affairs of the corporation until a full hearing can be had.

B. After a hearing upon such notice as the Court may direct to be given to all parties to the proceedings and to any other parties in interest as determined by the Court, the Court may appoint a liquidating receiver or receivers with authority to collect the assets of the corporation. Such liquidating receiver or receivers shall have authority, subject to the order of the Court, to sell, convey, and dispose of all or any part of the assets of the corporation wherever situated, either at public or private sale, subject to any limitation on their sale, administration or distribution contained in this Code or the corporation’s articles of incorporation. The order appointing such liquidating receiver or receivers shall state their powers and duties. Such powers and duties may be increased or diminished at any time during the proceedings.

C. The assets of the corporation or the proceeds resulting from a sale, conveyance, or other disposition thereof shall be applied and distributed as follows:

1. All costs and expenses of the Court proceedings and all liabilities and obligations of the corporation shall be paid, satisfied, and discharged, or adequate provision shall be made therefor;

2. Assets held by the corporation held upon conditions requiring return, transfer, or conveyance, which conditions occur by reason of dissolution or liquidation, shall be returned, transferred, or conveyed in accordance with such requirements;

3. Assets received and held by the corporation subject to limitations permitting their use only for charitable, religious, eleemosynary, benevolent, educational, or similar purposes, but not held upon a condition requiring return, transfer, or conveyance by reason of the dissolution or liquidation, shall be transferred or conveyed to the Osage Nation for use in accordance with such limitation or to one or more domestic or foreign corporations, societies, or organizations engaged in activities substantially similar to those of the dissolving or liquidating corporation as the Court may direct in accordance with this code and the corporation’s articles of incorporation;

4. Other assets, if any, shall be distributed in accordance with the provisions of the articles of incorporation or the bylaws to the extent that the articles of incorporation or bylaws provide for their distribution; and

5. Any remaining assets may be distributed to the Osage Nation or such persons, societies, organizations, or domestic or foreign not-for-profit corporations, as the Court may direct in accordance with this code and the articles of incorporation of such corporation.

D. The Court shall have power to allow, from time to time, as to expenses of the liquidation, compensation to the receiver or receivers, and to attorneys in the proceedings, and to direct the payment thereof out of the assets of the corporation or the proceeds of any sale of disposition of such assets.

E. A receiver of a corporation appointed under the provisions of this section shall have authority to sue and defend in all courts in his own name as receiver of such corporation. The Court appointing such receiver shall, for the purposes of this Code, have exclusive jurisdiction of the corporation and its property wherever situated. ONCA 21-27, eff. Apr. 6, 2021.