CSC Massachusetts Laws Governing Business Entities Annotated

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CSC brings you the latest edition of Massachusetts Laws Governing Business Entities Annotated. This comprehensive yet portable deskbook will help you conduct legal research more effectively, complete transactions more efficiently, and advise your clients with confidence.


Easily access up-to-date Massachusetts business entity laws
All the statutes and regulations that you need to transact business in the Bay State, current through Act 67 of the 2024 Massachusetts legislative session. You'll find the Massachusetts Business Corporation Act, Limited Liability Company Act, Uniform Partnership Act, and a curated selection of other laws related to your practice, including securities, trademarks, corporate taxation, arbitration, and selected Articles from the UCC. All statutes are annotated with the latest case notes interpreting the law—grey bars throughout the text highlight the newest case notes.

Gain insight
An all-new new 2024 Special Commentary Section, prepared by attorney Kurt Wm. Hemr of Skadden, Arps, explores whether a recent headline-making case involving Tesla CEO Elon Musk would’ve been decided differently under Massachusetts rather than Delaware law. Also included in this edition are five full-text cases covering recent legal developments regarding conversion, derivative suits, fiduciary duties, repurchase rights of vested ownership interests, and securities.

Work more efficiently
The included Fee Schedule allows you to look up filing fees required by the Secretary of State quickly. In addition, readers can directly access over 200 ready-to-fill PDF forms for incorporation/formation, qualification, mergers, dissolution, and name reservation for all entity types via our online download center.

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The 2023 Edition ISBN was 9781663354976.

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Pub Number: 25015


Table of contents

About the Senior Legal Advisors to CSC
Table of Sections Affected by 2023 - 2024 Legislation
Table of New Annotations
Special Commentary
Summary of Full-Text Massachusetts Cases
Massachusetts Fee Schedule

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 63B.  Declaration of Estimated Tax by Corporation
Chapter 63D.  Taxation of Pass-Through Entities
Chapter 106.  Uniform Commercial Code
Chapter 109A.  Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act
Chapter 110.  Labels, Trade Marks, Names and Registration Thereof
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 110G.  Uniform Electronic Transactions
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 801.  Executive Office for Administration and Finance
Chapter 4.00.  Rates

Title 950.  Office of The Secretary of The Commonwealth
Chapter 101.00.  Adjudicatory Proceedings: Corporations Division
Chapter 102.00.  Corporations Division: Introduction
Chapter 103.00.  General Provisions
Chapter 104.00.  Business Corporations
Chapter 105.00.  Professional Corporations
Chapter 106.00.  Non-Profit Corporations
Chapter 107.00.  Foreign Corporations
Chapter 108.00.  Limited Partnerships
Chapter 109.00.  Voluntary Associations & Certain Trusts
Chapter 110.00.  Service of Legal Process
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:  Full-Text Cases
Appendix B:  Massachusetts Business Entity Forms