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CSC brings you Massachusetts Laws Governing Business Entities, 2017 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 2017, Chapter 9
  • Over two dozen new case notes from Massachusetts and federal courts
  • Five full-text cases concerning recent legal developments regarding creation of a partnership, attorney conflicts of interest, the contemporaneous ownership requirement, covenants of good faith and fair dealing, and shareholder access to corporate records
  • Companion CD-ROM containing over 160 forms for incorporation/formation, qualification, mergers, dissolution, and name reservation for all entity types 

The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options. 

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Pub Number: 25015

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Table of Contents


About the Senior Legal Advisors to CSC
Table of Sections Affected by 2016 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