CSC Louisiana Laws Governing Business Entities Annotated

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ISBN: 9781663375773
Estimated: July 23, 2024
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CSC is pleased to bring you the latest edition of Louisiana Laws Governing Business Entities Annotated. This comprehensive yet portable book is the curated collection of up-to-date Louisiana business law statutes, regulations, and forms attorneys in The Bayou State need to conduct research more effectively, complete transactions more efficiently, and advise clients with confidence.


  • Streamlined access to Title 12—Corporations & Associations from the LexisNexis Louisiana Annotated Statutes, as well as selected sections from related titles and regulations from the Louisiana Administrative Code covering:
    • Partnerships
    • Trusts
    • Trademarks
    • Corporate taxation
    • Arbitration
    • Articles, 1, 8, and 9 of the UCC
  • Updated through the 2024 Regular Session of the Louisiana State Legislature
    • Our Table of Sections Affected shows which laws have been added or amended
    • Our Legislative Analysis summarizes notable changes made by the Legislature
  • Fully annotated with the latest case notes from courts interpreting the law
  • An easy-to-reference Fee Schedule shows the Secretary of State's required filing fees for various business services
  • Access more than 30 Louisiana forms for incorporation/formation, qualification, mergers, dissolution, and name reservation for all entity types via our LexisNexis Bookstore download center

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Pub Number: 25461


Table of contents

About the Senior Legal Advisor to CSC® Publishing
Table of Sections Affected by 2023 – 2024 Legislation
Analysis of Select Legislative Changes to Louisiana Laws Governing Business Entities
Louisiana Fee Schedule

Title 12.  Corporations and Associations
       Chapter 1.  Business Corporation Act
       Chapter 2.  Nonprofit Corporation Law
       Chapter 3.  Foreign Corporation Law
       Chapter 4.  Special Corporations
       Chapter 5.  Louisiana Unincorporated Association Act
       Chapter 6.  Transfer of Stock
       Chapter 7.  Financing Corporate Activities
       Chapter 8.  Professional Law Corporations
       Chapter 9.  Professional Medical Corporations
       Chapter 10.  Industrial or Economic Development Corporations
       Chapter 11.  Professional Dental Corporations and Limited Liability Companies
       Chapter 12.  Professional Accounting Corporations
       Chapter 13.  Miscellaneous Provisions Applicable to More than One Kind of
       Chapter 14.  Professional Chiropractic Corporations
       Chapter 15.  Professional Nursing Corporations
       Chapter 16.  Professional Architectural Corporations
       Chapter 17.  Professional Optometry Corporations
       Chapter 18.  Professional Psychology Corporations
       Chapter 19.  Professional Veterinary Medicine Corporations
       Chapter 20.  Architectural-Engineering Corporations
       Chapter 21.  Professional Occupational Therapy Corporations
       Chapter 22.  Limited Liability Companies
       Chapter 23.  Professional Social Work Corporations
       Chapter 24.  Prescriptive Periods Applicable to Business Organizations
       Chapter 25.  Conversions of Business Organizations
       Chapter 26.  Provisions Applicable to More Than One Kind of Business Organization
       Chapter 27.  Benefit Corporations

Title 9.  Civil Code—Ancillaries

Book 1.  Of Persons
Code Title 10.  Of Corporations
       Chapter 22.  Corporations; Unauthorized Corporations; Unincorporated Nonprofit

Book 3.  Of the Different Modes of Acquiring the Ownership of Things
Code Title 2.  Of Donations Inter Vivos (Between Living Persons) and Mortis Causa (In Prospect of Death)

       Chapter 1.  Louisiana Trust Code
       Chapter 1-B.  Foreign Trusts

Code Title 11.  Partnership
       Chapter 1.  Central Registry for Contracts of Partnership
       Chapter 2.  Qualification of Foreign Partnerships
       Chapter 3.  Registered Limited Liability Partnerships
       Chapter 4.  Merger or Consolidation

Code Title 19.  Of Alternative Dispute Resolution
       Chapter 2.  Louisiana Binding Arbitration Law
       Chapter 4.  International Commercial Arbitration Act

Title 10.  Commercial Laws
       Chapter 1.  General Provisions
       Chapter 8.  Investment Securities
       Chapter 9.  Secured Transactions

Title 47.  Revenue and Taxation
Subtitle 1.  Preliminary and General Provisions

       Chapter 1.  General Provisions

Subtitle 2.  Provisions Relating to Taxes Collected and Administered by the Collector of Revenue
       Chapter 1.  Income Tax
       Chapter 5.  Corporation Franchise Tax
       Chapter 18.  Administrative provisions

Subtitle 5.  Exemptions for Industry
       Chapter 5.  Corporate Tax Apportionment Program
       Chapter 6.  Contracts for Businesses

Title 49.  State Administration
       Chapter 1.  Secretary of State

Title 51.  Trade and Commerce
       Chapter 1.  In General
       Chapter 2.  Particular Goods
       Chapter 6.  Business Development Corporations
       Chapter 39-A.  Louisiana Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council
       Chapter 39-B.  Louisiana Business and Industrial Development Company Act
       Chapter 54.  Corporate Headquarters Relocation Program

Louisiana Civil Code
Book 3.  Of the Different Modes of Acquiring the Ownership of Things
Code Title 11.  Partnership

       Chapter 1.  General Principles
       Chapter 2.  Obligations and Rights of Partners to ward each other and toward the
       Chapter 3.  Relations of the Partnership and the Partners with Third Persons
       Chapter 4.  Cessation of Membership
       Chapter 5.  Termination of a Partnership
       Chapter 6.  Dissolution, Liquidation, and Division of Assets
       Chapter 7.  Partnership in Commendam

Code Title 19.  Of Arbitration
Book 1.  Courts, Actions, and Parties
Code Title 1.  Courts

       Chapter 2.  Venue

Code Title 2.  Actions
       Chapter 5.  Class and Derivative Actions

Code Title 3.  Parties
       Chapter 2.  Parties Plaintiff
       Chapter 3.  Parties Defendant

Book 2.  Ordinary Proceedings
Code Title 2.  Citation and Service of Process

Chapter 3.  Service on Legal and Quasi Legal Entities

Code Title 3.  Production of Evidence
       Chapter 3.  Discovery

Book 7.  Special Proceedings
Code Title 3.  Extraordinary Remedies

       Chapter 3.  Mandamus
       Chapter 4.  Quo Warranto


Title 19.  Corporation and Business
Part V.  Secretary of State
       Chapter 1.  Domestic Corporations
       Chapter 5.  Nonprofit Corporations
       Chapter 7.  Foreign Corporations
       Chapter 9.  Special Corporations
       Chapter 11.  Limited Liability Companies
       Chapter 13.  Partnerships

Title 61.  Revenue and Taxation
Part I.  Taxes Collected and Administered by The Secretary of Revenue

       Chapter 3.  Corporation Franchise Tax
       Chapter 10.  Income Tax: Pass-Through Entities
       Chapter 11.  Corporation Income Tax
       Chapter 14.  Income Tax: Partnerships

Appendix:  Louisiana Business Entity Forms

Louisiana Business Entity Forms (Available on LexisNexis® Store Download Center)