2018 Mississippi Code
Title 79 - Corporations, Associations, and Partnerships
Chapter 29 - Revised Mississippi Limited Liability Company Act
Article 3 - Members.
§ 79-29-307. Agency power of members, managers and officers.

Universal Citation: MS Code § 79-29-307 (2018)
  • (1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, every member is an agent of the limited liability company for the purpose of conducting its business and affairs, and the act of any member, including, but not limited to, the execution in the name of the limited liability company of any instrument for apparently carrying on in the ordinary course the business or affairs of the limited liability company of which the person is a member, binds the limited liability company, unless the member so acting has, in fact, no authority to act for the limited liability company in the particular matter and the person with whom the member is dealing has knowledge of the fact that the member has no such authority.

  • (2) If the certificate of formation or operating agreement provides that management of the limited liability company is vested in a manager or managers then except as otherwise provided in the certificate of formation or the operating agreement:

    • (a) No member, acting solely in the capacity as a member, is an agent of the limited liability company; and

    • (b) Every manager is an agent of the limited liability company for the purpose of its business and affairs, and the act of any manager, including, but not limited to, the execution in the name of the limited liability company of any instrument for apparently carrying on in the ordinary course the business or affairs of the limited liability company of which the person is the manager, binds the limited liability company, unless the manager so acting has, in fact, no authority to act for the limited liability company in the particular matter and the person with whom the manager is dealing has knowledge of the fact that the manager has no such authority.

  • (3) Every officer is an agent of the limited liability company for the purpose of its business and affairs to the extent the agency authority has been delegated to the officer as provided by the operating agreement, and the act of any officer, including, but not limited to, the execution in the name of the limited liability company of any instrument for apparently carrying on in the ordinary course the business or affairs of the limited liability company of which the person is an officer, binds the limited liability company, unless the officer so acting has, in fact, no authority to act for the limited liability company in the particular matter and the person with whom the officer is dealing has knowledge of the fact that the officer has no such authority.

  • (4) No act of a manager, member or officer in contravention of a restriction on authority shall bind the limited liability company to persons having knowledge of the restriction.

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