TITLE 7
Corporations, Associations, and Partnerships

CHAPTER 7-16
The Rhode Island Limited Liability Company Act

SECTION 7-16-64


§ 7-16-64 Merger or consolidation with foreign entity.

(a) Any merger or consolidation which includes a foreign limited liability company, foreign corporation or foreign limited partnership as a constituent entity is subject to the additional requirements that the merger or consolidation is permitted by the law of the state or jurisdiction under whose laws each foreign constituent entity is organized or formed and each foreign constituent entity complies with that law in effecting the merger or consolidation.

(b) If the surviving entity or the new entity is to be governed by the laws of any jurisdiction other than this state, then the articles of merger or consolidation required by § 7-16-62 shall also set forth:

(1) The agreement of the surviving entity or the new entity that it may be served with process in this state in any proceeding for enforcement of any obligation of any constituent entity party to the merger or consolidation that was organized under the laws of this state, as well as for enforcement of any obligation of the surviving entity or the new entity arising from the merger or consolidation; and

(2) The irrevocable appointment of the secretary of state as an agent for service of process in the proceeding, and the surviving entity or the new entity shall specify the address to which a copy of the process shall be mailed to it by the secretary of state.

(c) The effect of the merger or consolidation in which the surviving entity or the new entity is to be governed by the laws of any jurisdiction other than this state, the effect of the merger or consolidation shall be the same as provided in § 7-16-63, except insofar as the laws of other jurisdiction provide otherwise.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1992, ch. 280, § 1.)