Nebraska Revised Statute 21-534

Chapter 21 Section 534

21-534.

Application of section 21-523 after merger.

(a) A creditor’s right that existed under section 21-523 immediately before a merger under section 21-530 may be enforced after the merger in accordance with the following rules:

(1) A creditor’s right that existed immediately before the merger against the surviving company, a continuing protected series, or a relocated protected series continues without change after the merger.

(2) A creditor’s right that existed immediately before the merger against a nonsurviving company:

(A) may be asserted against an asset of the nonsurviving company which vested in the surviving company as a result of the merger; and

(B) does not otherwise change.

(3) Subject to subsection (b) of this section, the following rules apply:

(A) In addition to the remedy stated in subdivision (a)(1) of this section, a creditor with a right under section 21-523 which existed immediately before the merger against a nonsurviving company or a relocated protected series may assert the right against:

(i) an asset of the surviving company, other than an asset of the nonsurviving company which vested in the surviving company as a result of the merger;

(ii) an asset of a continuing protected series; or

(iii) an asset of a protected series established by the surviving company as a result of the merger;

(iv) if the creditor’s right was against an asset of the nonsurviving company, an asset of a relocated series; or

(v) if the creditor’s right was against an asset of a relocated protected series, an asset of another relocated protected series.

(B) In addition to the remedy stated in subdivision (a)(2) of this section, a creditor with a right that existed immediately before the merger against the surviving company or a continuing protected series may assert the right against:

(i) an asset of a relocated protected series; or

(ii) an asset of a nonsurviving company which vested in the surviving company as a result of the merger.

(b) For the purposes of subdivision (a)(3) of this section and subdivisions (b)(1)(A), (b)(2)(A), and (b)(3)(A) of section 21-523, the incurrence date is deemed be the date on which the merger becomes effective.

(c) A merger under section 21-530 does not affect the manner in which section 21-523 applies to a liability incurred after the merger.

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