2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 179. Uniform limited partnership act.
179.87 Transaction of business without registration.

179.87

179.87 Transaction of business without registration.

179.87(1)

(1) A foreign limited partnership transacting business in this state may not initiate any action, suit or proceeding in any court of this state unless it is registered in this state.

179.87(2)

(2) The failure of a foreign limited partnership to register or maintain registration in this state does not impair the validity of any contract or act of the foreign limited partnership or prevent the foreign limited partnership from defending or bringing counterclaims or cross claims in any action, suit or proceeding in any court of this state.

179.87(3)

(3) A limited partner of a foreign limited partnership is not liable as a general partner of the foreign limited partnership solely by reason of having transacted business in this state without registration.

179.87(4)

(4) A foreign limited partnership, by transacting business in this state without registration, appoints the department as its agent for service of process under s. 179.88 with respect to claims arising out of the transaction of business in this state.

179.87 - ANNOT.

History: 1983 a. 173; 1995 a. 27.

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