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Title 11 : Corporations, Partnerships and Associations



(Cite as: 11 V.S.A. § 3464)
  • § 3464. Right of assignee to become limited partner

    (a) An assignee of a partnership interest, including an assignee of a general partner, may become a limited partner if and to the extent that the assignor gives the assignee that right in accordance with authority described in the partnership agreement, or all other partners consent.

    (b) An assignee who has become a limited partner has, to the extent assigned, the rights and powers, and is subject to the restrictions and liabilities, of a limited partner under the partnership agreement and this chapter. An assignee who becomes a limited partner also is liable for the obligations of his or her assignor to make and return contributions as provided in subchapters 5 and 6 of this title. However, the assignee is not obligated for liabilities unknown to the assignee at the time he or she became a limited partner.

    (c) If an assignee of a partnership interest becomes a limited partner, the assignor is not released from his or her liability to the limited partnership under sections 3417 and 3442 of this title. (Added 1997, No. 149 (Adj. Sess.), § 4, eff. Jan. 1, 1999.)