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Important changes to Maryland REIT Law

maryland-reitMaryland’s General Assembly made significant changes to the Maryland General Corporation Law (the “MGCL”) and the Maryland REIT Law (the “MRL”) during the 2016 Legislative Session, including amendments relating to duties and immunities of directors and trustees.

The 2016 Edition of Maryland & The District of Columbia Laws Governing Business Entities captures those changes and more. This resource is the most comprehensive collection of annotated business entity statutes available for these jurisdictions.

The 2016 Edition includes the latest amendments to the Maryland General Corporation Law, as well as the entire District of Columbia Business Corporation Act. In addition, over twenty new case annotations have been added from decisions of Maryland and District of Columbia courts, and from federal courts sitting in those jurisdictions, as well as seven full-text cases concerning recent legal developments regarding topics including charitable organizations, the Business Judgment Rule, merger, dissolution of an LLC, diversity jurisdiction and foreign corporations.

Also included are in-depth analyses of the 2016 legislative and judicial developments in the Maryland General Corporation Law and Maryland REIT Law and in the District of Columbia Business Corporation Act, prepared by James J. Hanks, Jr., a partner at Venable LLP.

The companion CD-ROM contains over 100 forms for incorporation/formation, qualification, mergers, dissolution, and name reservation for all business entity types in Maryland and the District of Columbia. A listing of the forms and contact information for the jurisdictions can be found in the book’s appendix.

Maryland & The District of Columbia Laws Governing Business Entities is available as a softbound book or as an ebook, compatible with dedicated e-reader devices, computers, tablets and smartphones that use e-reader software or applications. It is also available on the LexisNexis Digital Library.

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