BY-LAWS

OF

BAT-OG INTERPRISES, INC. 

ARTICLE I

SUBSCRIPTION, ISSUANCE AND TRANSFER OF SHARES

Section 1. Subscriptions - Subscribers to the capital stock of the corporation shall pay the value of the stock in accordance with the terms and conditions prescribed by the Board of Directors. Unpaid subscriptions shall not earn interest unless determined by the Board of Directors.

Section 2. Certificate - The stockholder shall be entitled to one or more certificates for fully paid stock subscription in his name in the books of the corporation. The certificates shall contain the matters required by law and the Articles of Incorporation. They shall be in such form and design as may be determined by the Board of Directors and numbered consecutively. The certificate shall be signed by the President, countersigned by the Secretary or Assistant Secretary, and sealed with the corporate seal.

Section 3. Transfer of Shares - Subject to the restrictions, terms and conditions contained in the Articles of Incorporation, shares may be transferred, sold, assigned or pledged by delivery of the certificates duly indorsed by the stockholder, his attorney-in-fact, or other legally authorized person. The transfer shall be valid and binding on the corporation only upon record thereof in the books of the corporation. The Secretary shall cancel the stock certificates and issue new certificates to the transferee.

No share of stock against which the corporation holds unpaid claim shall be transferable in the books of the corporation

All certificates surrendered for transfer shall be stamped "Cancelled" on the face thereof, together with the date of cancellation, and attached to the corresponding stub with the certificate book.

Section 4. Lost Certificates - In case any stock certificate is lost, stolen, or destroyed, a new certificate may be issued in lieu thereof in accordance with the procedure prescribed under Section73 of the Corporation Code.

ARTICLE II

MEETINGS OF STOCKHOLDERS

Section 1. Annual and Regular Meetings - The annual and regular meetings of stockholders shall be held at the principal office on any day in March of each year, if a legal holiday, then on the day following.

Section 2. Special Meeting - The special meetings of stockholders, for any purpose or purposes, may at any time be called by any of the following: (a) Board of Directors, at its own instance, or at the written request of stockholders representing a majority of the outstanding capital stock, (b) President.

Section 3. Place of Meeting - Stockholders meetings, whether regular or special, shall be held in the principal office of the corporation or at any place designated by the Board of Directors in the city or municipality where the principal office of the corporation is located.

Section 4. Notice of Meeting - Notices for regular or special meetings of stockholders may be sent by the Secretary by personal delivery or by mail at least two (2) weeks prior to the date of the meeting to each stockholder of record at his last known address. The notice shall state the place, date and hour of the meeting, and the purpose or purposes for which the meeting is called.

When the meeting of stockholders is adjourned to another time or place, it shall not be necessary to give any notice of the adjourned meeting if the time and place to which the meeting is adjourned are announced at the same meeting. At the reconvened meeting, any business may be transacted that might have been transacted on the original date of the meeting.

Section 5. Quorum - Unless otherwise provided by law, in all regular or special meeting of stockholders, a majority of the outstanding capital stock must be present or represented in order to constitute a quorum. If no quorum is constituted, the meeting shall be adjourned until the requisite amount of stock shall be present.

Section 6. Conduct of Meeting - Meeting of the stockholders shall be presided over by the President, or in his absence, by a chairman to be chosen by the stockholders. The Secretary, shall act as Secretary of every meetings, but if not present, the chairman of the meeting shall appoint a secretary of the meeting.

Section 7. Manner of Voting - At all meetings of stockholders, a stockholder may vote in person or by proxy. Unless otherwise provided in the proxy, it shall be valid only for the meeting at which it has been presented to the Secretary. All proxies must be in the hands of the Secretary before the time set for the meeting. Proxies filed with the Secretary may be revoked by the stockholders either in an instrument in writing duly presented and recorded with the Secretary, prior to a scheduled meeting or by their personal presence at the meeting.

Section 8. Closing of Transfer Books or Fixing of Record Date - For the purpose of determining the stockholders entitled to notice of, or to vote at, any meeting of stockholders or any adjournment thereof or to receive payment of any dividend, the Board of Directors may provide that the stock and transfer books be closed for ten (10) working days immediately preceding such meeting.

ARTICLE III

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Section 1. Powers of the Board - Unless otherwise provided by law, the corporate powers of the corporation shall be exercised, all business conducted and all property of the corporation controlled and held by the Board of Directors to be elected by and from among the stockholders. Without prejudice to such powers as may be granted by law, the Board of Directors shall also have the following powers:

(a) From time to time, to make and change rules and regulations not inconsistent with these by-laws for the management of the corporation’s business and affairs;

(b) To purchase, receive, take or otherwise acquire for and in the name of the corporation, any and all properties, rights, or privileges, including securities and bonds of other corporations, for such consideration and upon such terms and conditions as the Board may deem proper or convenient;

(c) To invest the funds of the corporation in other corporations or for purposes other than those for which the corporation was organized, subject to such stockholders’ approval as may be required by law;

(d) To incur such indebtedness as the Board may deem necessary, to issue evidence of indebtedness including without limitation, notes, deeds of trust, bonds, debentures, or securities, subject to such stockholders approval as may be required by law, and/or pledge, mortgage, or otherwise encumber all or part of the properties of the corporation;

(e) To establish pension, retirement, bonus, or other types of incentives or compensation plans for the employees, including officers and directors of the corporation;

(f) To prosecute, maintain, defend, compromise or abandon any lawsuit in which the corporation or its officer are either plaintiffs or defendants in connection with the business of the corporation;

(g) To delegate, from time to time, any of the powers of the Board which may lawfully be delegated in the course of the current business of the corporation to any standing or special committee or to any officer or agent and to appoint any person to be agent of the corporation with such powers and upon such terms as may be deemed fit;

(h) To implement these by-laws and to act on any matter not covered by these by-laws, provided such matter does not require the approval or consent of the stockholders under the Corporation Code.

Section 2. Election and Term - The Board of Directors shall be elected (luring each regular meeting of stockholders and shall hold office for one (1) year and until their successors arc elected and qualified.

Section 3. Vacancies - Any vacancy occurring in the Board of Directors other than by removal by the stockholders or by expiration of term, maybe filled by the vote of at least a majority of the remaining directors, if still constituting a quorum; otherwise, the vacancy must be filled by the stockholders at a regular or at any special meeting of stockholders called for the purpose. A director so elected to fill a vacancy shall be elected only for the remainder of the term of his predecessor in office.

The vacancy resulting from the removal of a director by the stockholders in the manner provided by law may be filled by election at the same meeting of stockholders without further notice, or at any regular or at any special meeting of stockholders called for the purpose, after giving notice as prescribed in these by-laws.

Section 4. Meetings - Regular meetings of the Board of Directors shall be held once a month on such dates and at places as may be called by the Chairman of the Board, or upon the request of a majority of the Directors.

Section 5. Notice - Notice of the regular or special meeting of the Board, specifying the date, time and place of the meeting, shall be communicated by the Secretary to each director personally, or by telephone, telegram, or by written message. A director may waive this requirement, either expressly or impliedly.

Section 6. Quorum - A majority of the number of directors as fixed in the Articles of Incorporation shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of corporate business and every decision of at least a majority of the directors present at a meeting at which there is a quorum shall be valid as a corporate act, except for the election of officers which shall require the vote of a majority of all the members of the Board.

Section 7. Conduct of the Meetings - Meetings of the Board of Directors shall be presided over by the Chairman of the Board, or in his absence, by any other director chosen by the Board. The Secretary, shall act as secretary of every meeting, if not present, the Chairman of the meeting, shall appoint a secretary of the meeting.

Section 8. Compensation - By- resolution of the Board, each director shall receive a reasonable per diem allowance for his attendance at each meeting of the Board. As compensation, the Board shall receive and allocate an amount of not more than ten percent (10%) of the net income before income tax of the corporation during the preceding year. Such compensation shall be determined and apportioned among the directors in such manner as the Board may deem proper, subject to the approval of stockholders representing at least a majority of the outstanding capital stock at a regular or special meeting of the stockholders.

 ARTICLE IV

OFFICERS

Section 1. Election and Appointment - Immediately after their election, the Board of Directors shall formally organize by electing the President, the Vice-President, the Treasurer, and the Secretary at said meeting.

The Board may, from time to time, appoint such other officers as it may determine to be necessary or proper. Any two (2) or more positions may be held concurrently by the same person, except that no one shall act as President and Treasurer or Secretary at the same time.

Section 2. President - The President shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the corporation and shall exercise the following functions:

(a) To preside at the meetings of the stockholders;

(b) To initiate and develop corporate objectives and policies and formulate long range projects, plans and programs for the approval of the Board of Directors, including those for executive training, development and compensation;

(c) To supervise and manage the business affairs of the corporation upon the direction of the Board of Directors;

(d) To implement the administrative and operational policies of the corporation under his supervision and control;

(e) To appoint, remove, suspend or discipline employees of the corporation, prescribe their duties, and determine their salaries;

(f) To oversee the preparation of the budgets and the statements of accounts of the corporation;

(g) To represent the corporation at all functions and proceedings;

(h) To execute on behalf of the corporation all contracts, agreements and other instruments affecting the interests of the corporation which require the approval of the Board of Directors.

(i) To make reports to the Board of Directors and stockholders;

(j) To sign certificates of stock;

(k) To perform such other duties as are incident to his office or arc entrusted to him by the Board of Directors.

Section 3. The Vice-President - He shall, if qualified, act as President in the absence of the latter. He shall have such other powers amid duties as may from time to time be assigned to him by the Board of Directors or by the President.

Section 5. The Secretary - The Secretary must be a resident and a citizen of the Philippines. He shall have the following specific powers and duties:

(a) To record the minutes and transactions of all meetings of the directors and the stockholders and to maintain minute books of such meetings in the form and manner required by law;

(b) To keep record books showing the details required by law with respect to the stock certificates of the corporation, including ledgers and transfer books showing all shares of the corporation subscribed, issued and transferred;

(c) To keep the corporate seal and affix it to all papers and documents requiring a seal, and to attest by his signature all corporate documents requiring the same;

(d) To attend to the giving and serving of all notices of the corporation required by law or these by-laws to be given;

(e) To certify to such corporate acts, countersign corporate documents or certificates, and make reports or statements as may be required of him by law or by government rules and regulations.

(f) To act as inspector at the election of directors and, as such, to determine the number of shares of stock outstanding and entitled to vote, the shares of stock represented at the meeting, the existence of a quorum, the validity and effect of proxies, and to receive votes, ballots or consents, hear and determine questions in connection with the right to vote, count and tabulate all votes, determine the result, and do such acts as are proper to conduct the election.

(g) To perform such other duties as are incident to his office or as may be assigned to him by the Board of Directors or the President.

Section 6. The Treasurer - The Treasurer of the corporation shall have the following duties:

(a) To keep full and accurate accounts of receipts and disbursements in the books of the corporation;

(b) To have custody of, and be responsibic for, all the funds, securities amid bonds of the corporation;

(c) To deposit in the name and to the credit of the corporation, in such bank as may be designated from time to time by the Board of Directors, all the moneys, funds, securities, bonds, and similar valuable effects belonging to the corporation which may come under his control;

(d) To render an annual statements showing the financial condition of the corporation and such other financial reports as the Board of Directors, or the President may, from time to time require;

(e) To prepare such financial reports, statements, certifications and other documents which may, from time to time, be required by government rules and regulations and to submit the same to the proper government agencies;

(f) To exercise such powers and perform such duties and functions as may be assigned to him by the President.

Section 7. Term of Office - The term of office of all officers shall be one (1) year and until their successors are duly elected and qualified.

Section 8. Vacancies - If any position of the officers becomes vacant by reason of death, resignation, disqualification or for any other cause, the Board of Directors, by majority vote may elect a successor who shall hold office for the remainder of the term.

Section 9. Compensation - The officers shall receive such renumeration as the Board of Directors may determine. A director shall not be precluded from serving the corporation in any other capacity as an officer, agent or otherwise, and receiving compensation therefor.

 ARTICLE V

OFFICES

Section 1. Office. The principal office of the corporation shall be located at the place stated in Article Ill of the Articles of Incorporation. The corporation may have such other branch offices, either within or outside the Philippines as the Board of Directors may designate.

ARTICLE VI

AUDIT OF BOOKS, FISCAL YEAR AND DIVIDENDS

Section 1. External Auditor - At the regular stockholders’ meeting, the external auditor of the corporation for the ensuing year shall be appointed. The external auditor shall examine, verify amid report on the earnings and expenses of the corporation.

Section 2. Fiscal Year - The fiscal yeur of the corporation shall begin on the first day of January and end on the last day of December of each year.

Section 3. Dividends - Dividends shall be declared and paid out of the unrestricted retained earnings which shall be payable in cash, property, or stock to all stockholders on the basis of outstanding stock held by them, as often and at such times as the Board of Directors may determine and in accordance with law.

ARTICLE VII

SEAL

Section 1. Form and Inscriptions - The corporate seal shall be determined by the Board of Directors.

ARTICLE VIII

AMENDMENTS

Section 1. Amendments. These by-laws may be amended or repealed by the affirmative vote of at least a majority of the Board of Directors and the stockholders representing a majority of the outstanding capital stock at any stockholders’ meeting called for that purpose. However, the power to amend, modify, repeal or adopt new by-laws may be delegated to the Board of Directors by the affirmative vote of stockholders representing not less than two-thirds of the outstanding capital stock; provided, however, that any such delegation of powers to the Board of Directors to amend, repeal or adopt new by-laws may be revoked only by the vote of stockholders representing a majority of the outstanding capital stock at a regular or special meeting.

ARTICLE IX

ADOPTION CLAUSE

The foregoing by-laws were adopted by all the stockholders of the corporation on November 1999 at the principal office of the corporation.

 

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we, the undersigned stockholders have adopted the foregoing by-laws and hereunto affixed our signatures this 19th day of November 1999 at Makati City, Metro Manila.

 

          KEVIN F. SIMONE                                SHEILA B. BAT-OG

 

         CLAUDINE TRICIA N. PATERO            VICENTE R. JOSEPH

 

WALING WALING MONTANA

 

WITNESSES:

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