2019 Mississippi Code
Title 79 - Corporations, Associations, and Partnerships
Chapter 29 - Revised Mississippi Limited Liability Company Act
Article 2 - Formation, Certificate of Formation.
§ 79-29-233. Action on an agreement to sell, lease, exchange or otherwise dispose of assets

Universal Citation: MS Code § 79-29-233 (2019)
  • In the case of a limited liability company that is a party to an agreement outside the ordinary course of the limited liability company’s activities to sell, lease, exchange, or otherwise dispose of assets if the disposition would leave the limited liability company without a significant continuing business activity, as such term is defined in Section 79-29-231(3)(a)(ii):
    • (a) The agreement, referred to herein as the “asset sale agreement,” must be approved by the members in accordance with subsection (c) of this section.

    • (b) Unless the asset sale agreement is not required to be approved by the members, the limited liability company must notify each member and each owner of a financial interest, whether or not entitled to vote, of the meeting of members at which the asset sale agreement is to be submitted for approval. The notice must state that the purpose, or one (1) of the purposes, of the meeting is to consider the asset sale agreement and must contain or be accompanied by a copy or summary of the asset sale agreement.

    • (c) Approval of the asset sale agreement requires the approval of at least a majority of the votes entitled to be cast on the asset sale agreement, and, if any class or series of interests is entitled to vote as a separate group on the asset sale agreement, the approval of at least a majority of the votes entitled to be cast on the asset sale agreement by that voting group.

    • (d) Separate voting by voting groups is required:

      • (i) On an asset sale agreement, by each class or series of interests that would have a right to vote as a separate group on a provision in the asset sale agreement that, if contained in a proposed amendment to the certificate of formation or operating agreement, would require action by separate voting groups under the certificate of formation or operating agreement;

      • (ii) On an asset sale agreement, if the voting group is entitled under the certificate of formation or operating agreement, to vote as a voting group to approve an asset sale agreement.

    • (e) If as a result of the asset disposition one or more members or owners of a financial interest would become subject to personal liability for the obligations or liabilities of any entity, approval of the asset sale agreement shall require the execution, by each such member and owner of a financial interest, of a separate written consent to become subject to personal liability.

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