Common Stock or any other securities convertible into shares of any class of our Common Stock. All outstanding shares of Common Stock are fully paid and non-assessable.
The Common Stock is registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), and is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “AMOT”. American Stock Transfer & Trust Company serves as our transfer agent.
Relationship to Preferred Stock
The rights of a holder of shares of Common Stock will be subject to, and may be adversely affected by, the rights of holders of Preferred Stock that may be issued in the future. Our board of directors has the authority to divide any or all of the shares of Preferred Stock into, and to authorize the issuance of, one or more series of Preferred Stock. Before issuance of shares of each series, our board of directors is required to fix for each such series, subject to the provisions of the CBCL and the Articles of Incorporation, the powers, designations, preferences and other special rights of such series, including such provisions as may be desired concerning voting, redemption, dividends, dissolution or the distribution of assets, conversion or exchange, and such other matters as may be fixed by resolution of the board of directors.
Certain Provisions Affecting Control of Our Company
General. Certain provisions of our Articles of Incorporation, By-laws and the CBCL operate with respect to extraordinary corporate transactions, such as mergers, reorganizations, tender offers, sales or transfers of substantially all of our assets or our liquidation of the Company, and could have the effect of delaying or making more difficult a change in control of our company in certain circumstances.
Election and Removal of Directors. Our Articles of Incorporation and By-laws require that directors may be removed without cause only with the approval of holders of two-thirds of the voting power of our outstanding capital stock entitled to vote in the election of directors. Under our Articles of Incorporation and By-laws, any vacancy on our board of directors, including vacancies resulting from an increase in the number of directors, may be filled by a majority of the remaining directors in office. Our By-laws authorize up to nine members on our board of directors; provided that the maximum number may be increased from time to time by an amendment to the By-laws. The board of directors may, pursuant to a resolution adopted by a majority of the entire board, increase the size of our board up to the maximum number directors permitted under the By-laws and designate the directors to fill the vacancies.
Special Meeting of Shareholders. Under our By-laws and the CBCA, special meetings of our shareholders may be called by our president or the board of directors or upon written demand by the holders of shares representing at least ten percent of all votes entitled to be cast on any issue proposed to be considered at the meeting.
Requirements for Advance Notice of Shareholder Nominations and Proposals. Our By-laws establish advance notice procedures with respect to shareholder proposals and the