CSC® Massachusetts Laws Governing Business Entities

CSC brings you Massachusetts Laws Governing Business Entities. This portable and easy-to-use book helps you to conduct research more effectively, complete transactions more efficiently, and better advise your clients.
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CSC brings you Massachusetts Laws Governing Business Entities, 2019 Edition. This portable and easy-to-use book helps you to conduct research more effectively, complete transactions more efficiently, and better advise your clients.


Easily access the most important Massachusetts business entity laws 
This portable and easy-to-use deskbook includes all the up-to-date statutes that you need to transact business in the Bay State, updated through chapter 10 of the 2019 Massachusetts legislative session. You’ll find the Massachusetts Business Corporation Act, Limited Liability Company Act, and related laws. In addition, the Table of New Annotations and change bars highlight over thirty new case notes added in this edition, allowing you to quickly identify key cases interpreting the law.

Gain insight
A 2019 update to the Special Commentary Section, prepared by attorney Kurt Wm. Hemr of Skadden, Arps, provides an update regarding Massachusetts law considerations on corporate formation. Also included in this edition are four full-text cases covering recent legal developments regarding partition, merger, records, and ratification.

Work more efficiently
The included Massachusetts Business Fee Schedule allows you to look up filing fees required by the Secretary of State quickly. Over 160 ready-to-file PDF forms for incorporation/formation, qualification, mergers, dissolution, and name reservation for all entity types can be found on the companion CD-ROM.

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Pub Number: 25015

Table of Contents



About the Senior Legal Advisors to CSC

Table of Sections Affected by 2018 Legislation

Table of New Annotations

Special Commentary

Summary of Full-Text Massachusetts Cases


Chapter 108A.  Partnerships

Chapter 109.  Limited Partnership

Corporations — Generally

Chapter 155.  General Provisions Relative to Corporations

Chapter 156.  Business Corporations

Chapter 156A.  Professional Corporations

Chapter 156B.  Certain Business Corporations

Limited Liability Companies

Chapter 156C.  Limited Liability Company Act

Business Corporation Act

Chapter 156D.  Business Corporations

Corporations — Miscellaneous

Chapter 157.  Co-operative Corporations

Chapter 157A.  Employee Cooperative Corporations

Chapter 157B.  Cooperative Housing Corporations

Chapter 158.  Certain Miscellaneous Corporations

Chapter 180.  Corporations For Charitable And Certain Other Purposes

Chapter 182.  Voluntary Associations And Certain Trusts

Related Laws

Chapter 63.  Taxation of Corporations

Chapter 106.  Uniform Commercial Code

Chapter 110A.  Uniform Securities Act

Chapter 110C.  Regulation of Take-Over Bids In The Acquisition of Corporations

Chapter 110D.  Regulation of Control Share Acquisitions

Chapter 110E.  Regulation of Control Share Acquisitions of Foreign Corporations

Chapter 110F.  Business Combinations With Interested Shareholders

Chapter 110H.  Registration and Protection of Trademarks

Chapter 200A.  Disposition of Unclaimed Property

Chapter 223.  Commencement of Actions, Service of Process

Chapter 223A.  Jurisdiction of Courts of the Commonwealth over Persons in Other States and Countries

Chapter 246.  Trustee Process

Chapter 251.  Uniform Arbitration Act for Commercial Disputes


Title 950. Office of The Secretary of The Commonwealth

Chapter 111.00  Limited Liability Partnerships

Chapter 112.00  Limited Liability Companies

Chapter 113.00  The Massachusetts Business Corporation Act, MGL c. 156D

Appendix A:  Business Fee Schedule

Appendix B:  Full-Text Cases

Appendix C:  Massachusetts Business Entity Forms


CD-ROM:  Fillable Massachusetts Business Entity Forms