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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE XXII CORPORATIONS
  • CHAPTER 156C LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY ACT
  • Section 39 Assignment of interest

Section 39. (a) A limited liability company interest is assignable in whole or in part except as provided in the operating agreement. The assignee of a member’s limited liability company interest shall have no right to participate in the management of the business and affairs of a limited liability company except:

(1) upon the approval of all of the members of the limited liability company other than the member assigning the limited liability company interest; or

(2) upon compliance with any procedure provided for in a written operating agreement.

(b) Unless otherwise provided in the operating agreement:

(1) an assignment entitles the assignee to share in such profits and losses, to receive such distribution or distributions, and to receive such allocation of income, gain, loss, deduction, or credit or similar items to which the assignor was entitled, to the extent assigned; and

(2) a member ceases to be a member and to have the power to exercise any rights or powers of a member upon assignment of all of his limited liability company interest. Unless otherwise provided in the operating agreement, the pledge of, or granting of a security interest, lien or other encumbrance in or against, any or all of the limited liability company interest of a member shall not cause the member to cease to be a member or to have the power to exercise any rights or powers of a member.

(c) An operating agreement may provide that a member’s interest in a limited liability company may be evidenced by a certificate of limited liability company interest issued by the limited liability company.

(d) Unless otherwise provided in the operating agreement and except to the extent assumed by agreement, until an assignee of a limited liability company interest becomes a member, the assignee shall have no liability as a member solely as the result of the assignment.