Title 14, Chapter 2, Section 740
As used in this part, the term:
(1) "Derivative proceeding" means a civil suit in the right of a domestic corporation or, to the extent provided in Code Section 14-2-747, in the right of a foreign corporation.
(2) "Shareholder" includes a beneficial owner whose shares are
held in a voting trust or held by a nominee on the owner's behalf.