CSC® Massachusetts Laws Governing Business Entities, 2016 Edition

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CSC® Publishing brings you Massachusetts Laws Governing Business Entities, 2016 Edition. This book helps you to conduct research more effectively, complete transactions more efficiently, and better advise your clients.


Easily access the most important business entity laws
You'll find all the up-to-date statutes and forms that you need to transact business in Massachusetts.

Instantly pinpoint statutory changes
Use the Table of Sections Affected and amendment notes to find legislative changes quickly.

Quickly identify new case notes
The Table of New Annotations and change bars highlight new case notes interpreting Massachusetts business law.

Other time-saving features include an expanded index and a companion CD-ROM containing hundreds of fillable forms.


•   Updated through Acts 2016, Chapter 82.
•   Over 35 new case notes from Massachusetts and federal courts.
•   Six full-text cases concerning recent legal developments regarding sellers of securities, Securities Act violations, arbitration awards, shareholder inspection of records, sale of a corporation, and proxies
•   Companion CD-ROM containing over 160 forms for incorporation/formation, qualification, mergers, dissolution, and name reservation for all entity types.


•   The Massachusetts Business Corporation Act, Drafters' comments and MGL C. 156D Regulations
•   Limited Liability Company Act
•   Registered Limited Liability Partnerships
•   Uniform Limited Partnership Act
•   Charitable Corporation Law
•   Article 1, 8 and 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code
•   And more

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Pub Number: 25015

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Table of Contents



About the Senior Legal Advisors to CSC® Publishing

Table of Sections Affected by 2014 Legislation

Table of New Annotations


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:   Forms Table


CD-ROM:  Fillable Massachusetts Business Entity Forms