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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 8-303: Protected Purchaser

Section 8-303. (a) ''Protected purchaser'', means a purchaser of a certificated or uncertificated security, or of an interest therein, who:

(1) gives value;

(2) does not have notice of any adverse claim to the security; and

(3) obtains control of the certificated or uncertificated security.

(b) In addition to acquiring the rights of a purchaser, a protected purchaser also acquires its interest in the security free of any adverse claim.