Section 10A-8-10.09

Applicability of article to foreign and interstate commerce

(a) A partnership, including a registered limited liability partnership, formed and existing pursuant to an agreement governed by this chapter, may conduct its business, carry on its operations, and have and exercise the powers granted by this chapter in any state, territory, district, or possession of the United States or in any foreign country.

(b) It is the intent of the Legislature that the legal existence of registered limited liability partnerships formed and existing pursuant to an agreement governed by this chapter be recognized outside the boundaries of this state and that the laws of this state governing such registered limited liability partnerships transacting business outside this state be granted the protection of full faith and credit under the Constitution of the United States.

(c) Notwithstanding Section 10A-8-1.07, it is the policy of this state that the internal affairs of registered limited liability partnerships, including the liability of partners for debts, obligations and liabilities of, or chargeable to, the partnership or another partner or partners, shall be subject to and governed by the laws of this state.

(d) Subject to any statutes for the regulation and control of specific types of business, foreign registered limited liability partnerships may do business in this state.

(e) Notwithstanding Section 10A-8-1.07, it is the policy of this state that the internal affairs of foreign registered limited liability partnerships, including the liability of partners for debts, obligations and liabilities of, or chargeable to, the partnership or another partner or partners, shall be subject to and governed by the laws of the jurisdiction in which the foreign registered limited liability partnership was formed.

(Acts 1996, No. 96-528, p. 685, §1; §10-8A-1009; amended and renumbered by Act 2009-513, p. 967, §268.)