In this article, unless the context otherwise requires:
1. "Derivative proceeding" means a civil suit in the right of a domestic corporation or, to the extent provided in section 10-747, in the right of a foreign corporation.
2. "Independent person" means a person with no personal interest in the transaction and no personal or other relationship which influences the person.
3. "Shareholder" includes a beneficial owner whose shares are held in a voting trust or are held by a nominee on the beneficial owner's behalf.