CSC Massachusetts Laws Governing Business Entities Annotated

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CSC brings you Massachusetts Laws Governing Business Entities Annotated, 2022 Edition. This portable and easy-to-use deskbook helps you to conduct legal research more effectively, complete transactions more efficiently, and better advise your clients.


Easily access the most important Massachusetts business entity laws
All the up-to-date statutes that you need to transact business in the Bay State, current through Act 40 of the 2022 Massachusetts legislative session, with over two dozen case notes added since the last edition. You'll find the Massachusetts Business Corporation Act, Limited Liability Company Act, and a curated selection of other laws related to your practice. In addition, the Table of New Annotations and change bars highlight the latest case notes added in this edition, allowing you to quickly identify recent cases interpreting the law.

Gain insight
A 2022 update update to the Special Commentary Section, prepared by attorney Kurt Wm. Hemr of Skadden, Arps, reflects on the Massachusetts Business Corporation Act ("Chapter 156D") as it approaches its twentieth year, asking whether it has been a success after two decades. Also included in this edition are four full-text cases covering recent legal developments regarding voting shares, derivate actions, compelled arbitration, and sale of securities.

Work more efficiently
The included Massachusetts Business Fee Schedule allows you to look up filing fees required by the Secretary of State quickly. Subscribers 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 new online download center.

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Pub Number: 25015


Table of contents

About the Senior Legal Advisors to CSC
Table of Sections Affected by 2021 - 2022 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 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 801.  Executive Office for Administration and Finance
Chapter 4.00  Rates

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:  Full-Text Cases
Appendix B:  Massachusetts Business Entity Forms