2017 Massachusetts General Laws
PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
TITLE XXII CORPORATIONS
Chapter 167J CORPORATE GOVERNANCE PROVISIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Section 5 Fee, commission, gift or other consideration in connection with business of corporation

Universal Citation: MA Gen L ch 167J § 5 (2017)

Section 5. No officer, director, trustee, employee or attorney of such corporation shall be a beneficiary of or receive, directly or indirectly, any fee, commission, gift or other consideration for or in connection with any business of such corporation. This section shall not prohibit any such officer, director, trustee, employee or attorney from receiving interest on a deposit made by such person or the usual salary or fee as such director or trustee or a reasonable fee for services rendered to such corporation or from borrowing from such corporation in accordance with law, or from sharing in commissions, profits or other benefits derived by any firm, association or corporation, in which the person is interested, arising out of any transaction with said corporation if such transaction is made in the regular course of business upon terms as favorable to the corporation as those offered to other persons. The commissioner may require a full disclosure to be made on such forms as may be prescribed by regulations or otherwise by the commissioner, of all commissions, profits or other benefits realized in any such transaction.

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