CSC South Dakota Laws Governing Business Entities & Trust Annotated

An essential resource for attorneys nationwide looking to create or manage a trust or business entity in South Dakota
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South Dakota has been consistently considered by many commentators and planners to be the best trust jurisdiction in the nation because of its cutting-edge laws around asset protection, dynasty trusts and directed trusts, and privacy. This first-of-its-kind deskbook offers attorneys across the nation a curated collection of all current South Dakota state laws relating to trusts and business organizations so they can conduct research more effectively, complete transactions more efficiently, and advise their clients with confidence.


  • Full text of Title 47—Corporations and Title 48—Partnerships and selected chapters from Title& 51A—Banks and Banking (dealing with trusts) and Title 55—Fiduciaries and Trusts from the South Dakota Statutes, as well as selected statutes from related titles covering taxation, trademarks and civil procedure, and Articles, 1, 8, and 9 from the Uniform Commercial Code.
  • Updated through the 2023 General Session of the 98th South Dakota Legislative Assembly
  • Our Summary of Legislative Changes provides an overview of updates to statutes concerning alter ego doctrine, notice to beneficiaries, creation and reformation of trusts, and excluded fiduciaries
  • Fully annotated with the latest case notes from state and federal courts interpreting the law—more than three dozen case notes added since the 2022 edition—as well as four full-text cases exploring recent legal developments regarding LLC members, spendthrift trusts, the statute of repose, and franchise taxes
  • Easy-to-reference Fee Schedule showing the Secretary of State's required filing fees for various business services and business trusts
  • Online access to more than 60 forms for South Dakota business trust and other business entity incorporation/formation, qualification, mergers, dissolution, and name reservation

The 2022 ISBN was 9781663342096.

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Pub Number: 25103


Table of contents

About the Senior Legal Advisor to CSC Publishing
Table of Sections Affected by 2023 Legislation
Table of New Annotations
Analysis of 2023 Legislative Changes to South Dakota Business Entity and Trust Laws
Summary of Featured Full-Text South Dakota Cases
South Dakota Fee Schedule

Title 47.  Corporations
       Chapter 1.  General Supervision of Corporations
       Chapter 1A.  South Dakota Business Corporation Act
       Chapter 9A.  Corporate Farming Restrictions
       Chapter 10.  Business Development Credit Corporations
       Chapter 11.  Medical Corporations
       Chapter 11A.  Chiropractic Corporations
       Chapter 11B.  Optometric Corporations
       Chapter 11C.  Podiatric Corporations
       Chapter 11D.  Physician's Assistants Corporations
       Chapter 11E.  Nursing Corporations
       Chapter 11F.  Health Care Corporations, Limited Liability Companies and Limited
       Liability Partnerships
       Chapter 11G.  Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, And Speech-Language
       Pathology Corporations
       Chapter 12.  Dental Corporations
       Chapter 13.  Veterinary Corporations
       Chapter 13A.  Professional Corporations for The Practice of Law
       Chapter 13B.  Professional Corporations for The Practice of Public Accounting
       Chapter 14A.  South Dakota Business Trust Act
       Chapter 14B.  South Dakota Foreign Business Trust Act
       Chapter 15.  Cooperatives — Formation and General Powers
       Chapter 16.  Cooperatives — Membership, Stock and Distributions
       Chapter 17.  Cooperatives — Directors, Officers and Employees
       Chapter 18.  Cooperatives — Reorganization and Dissolution
       Chapter 19.  Foreign Cooperatives
       Chapter 20.  Cooperatives — Records, Accounts and Reports
       Chapter 21.  Rural Electric Cooperatives
       Chapter 22.  Nonprofit Corporations — Formation and General Powers
       Chapter 23.  Nonprofit Corporations — Members, Directors, Officers and Agents
       Chapter 24.  Nonprofit Corporations — Records, Fiscal Affairs and Reports
       Chapter 25.  Nonprofit Corporations — Reorganization
       Chapter 25A.  Nonprofit Corporations — Domestication and Conversion
       Chapter 26.  Nonprofit Corporations — Dissolution and Liquidation
       Chapter 27.  Foreign Nonprofit Corporations
       Chapter 28.  Nonprofit Corporations — Supervision by Secretary of State
       Chapter 29.  Cemetery Corporations
       Chapter 30.  Corporate Frauds and Mismanagement
       Chapter 31B.  Uniform Securities Act Of 2002
       Chapter 33.  South Dakota Domestic Public Corporation Takeover Act
       Chapter 34A.  Uniform Limited Liability Company Act

Title 48.  Partnerships
       Chapter 7.  Uniform Limited Partnership Act
       Chapter 7A.  Uniform Partnership Act

Title 51A.  Banks and Banking [selected chapters]
       Chapter 5.  Trust Business of Banks
       Chapter 6.  Trust Companies
       Chapter 6A.  Creation of Trust Companies
       Chapter 9.  Bank Service Corporations

Title 55.  Fiduciaries and Trusts
       Chapter 1.  Classification And Creation of Trusts
       Chapter 1A.  Trustees Powers
       Chapter 1B.  Directed Trusts
       Chapter 2.  Duties And Liabilities of Trustees
       Chapter 3.  Express Trusts for Third Party Beneficiaries
       Chapter 4.  Uniform Trusts Act
       Chapter 5.  Investment And Management Powers of Fiduciaries
       Chapter 5A.  Powers of Foreign Fiduciaries
       Chapter 6.  Common Trust Funds and Collective Investment Funds
       Chapter 7.  Third Party Responsibility for Fiduciary Acts
       Chapter 8.  Registration and Transfer of Securities Held by Fiduciaries
       Chapter 9.  Charitable Trusts
       Chapter 10A.  Uniform Transfers to Minors Act
       Chapter 11.  Prearranged Funeral Trusts
       Chapter 12.  Cemetery Perpetual Care Funds
       Chapter 13.  Revised Uniform Principal and Income Act
       Chapter 13A.  Uniform Principal and Income Act
       Chapter 14A.  Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act
       Chapter 15.  Total Return Unitrusts
       Chapter 16.  Qualified Dispositions in Trust
       Chapter 17.  Special Spousal Trusts
       Chapter 18.  Virtual Representation
       Chapter 19.  Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act

Title 10.  Taxation
       Chapter 43.  Income Tax on Banks and Financial Corporations

Title 15.  Civil Procedure
       Chapter 2.  Limitation Of Actions Generally [selected sections]
       Chapter 6.  Rules Of Procedure in Circuit Courts [selected sections]
       Chapter 9.  Commencement Of Actions and Service of Process [selected sections]
       Chapter 17.  Recovery of Disbursements [selected section]

Title 37.  Trade Regulation
       Chapter 6.  Trademark And Service Mark Protection

Title 57A.  Uniform Commercial Code
       Chapter 1.  General Provisions
       Chapter 8.  Investment Securities
       Chapter 9.  Secured Transactions

Appendix:  South Dakota Business Entity Forms
South Dakota Business Entity Forms
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