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Business Organizations Study Group


The Business Organizations Study Group was formed in 2013 to consider needed changes to Mississippi’s business entity statutes.

First Meeting of the Business Organizations Study Group 06.12.2013

Agenda 06.12.2013
Minutes 06.12.2013
Past Legislative Reforms
Professional Entities Issues
Domestication and Conversion Background Information
Proposed Amendments to Business Corporation Act (MBCA-Section 7.22)
Proposed Amendments to Business Corporation Act (MBCA-Section 14.34)
Proposed Amendments to Agricultural Marketing Cooperatives Act
ABA Benefit Corporation White Paper (September 4, 2012 - Draft)

Second Meeting of the Business Organizations Study Group 06.26.2013

Agenda 06.26.2013
Minutes 06.26.2013

Third Meeting of the Business Organizations Study Group  07.24.2013

Agenda 07.24.2013
Preston Goff Memorandum to Study Group re Corporation and LLC Name Reservation and Registration
Draft Proposal to Harmonize Name Reservation Statutes and Repeal Name Registration Statutes (Option A)
Draft Proposal to Harmonize Name Reservation and Name Registration Statues (Option B)
Draft Mississippi Entity Transaction Act (7/22/13)

More Information:

Professional Entities –
            Mississippi Professional Corporations Act and PLLC Comparison
            Mississippi and Tennessee Professional Corporations Act Comparison
            Mississippi Professional Corporations Statute
 

Business Corporations Act –
            Model Business Corporations Act Section 7.22 Proposed Amendments
            Model Business Corporations Act Section 14.34 Proposed Amendments
 

Benefit Corporations –
            ABA White Paper (9.4.12 Draft)
 

Domestication and Conversion –
            Domestication and Conversion Background
            Domestication and Conversion – Other States Chart
 

Agricultural Marketing Cooperatives-
            Mississippi and Tennessee Agricultural Marketing Cooperatives Law Comparison
            Mississippi Draft Amendments to Agricultural Marketing Cooperatives Law
            Mississippi Draft (full Act) Amendments to Agricultural Marketing Cooperatives Law
           

Charities:
            Exemption for American Legion/VFW (2007 SB 2262)
            Charities Definitions Statute – Miss. Code Ann. section 79-11-501
            Charities Administrative Rules and Regulations


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