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Cooperative-Issued Securities

Statute: ยง 551.201(8), Wis. Stats.

Used for: Any securities of a cooperative corporation organized under ch. 185 or an unincorporated cooperative association organized under Ch. 193.

Filing requirement: Self-Executing. No filing or Consent to Service of Process is necessary in order to claim this exemption.

Frequently asked questions:

Q: Is the exemption self-executing?

    A: Yes. No filing or Consent to Service of Process is required.

Q: Do securities of a non-Wisconsin cooperative qualify for this exemption?

    A. No. The securities of only Wisconsin cooperatives organized under ch.185 or ch.193 qualify.

Q: Is this exemption limited to agricultural cooperatives?

    A. No. The exemption does not restrict the type of activity the co-op may engage in.

History:  Predecessor statute 551.201(8), Wis. Stats, adopted effective January 1, 2009, which applied to "any securities of a cooperative corporation organized under the laws of any state sold to a member of the cooperative".


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