California Limited Liability Company: Forms and Practice Manual (Special Chapter on Nevada)

by Gerald V. Niesar, Esq., Benjamin Berk, Esq., Carolina Aricu, Esq.,

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California Limited Liability Company: Forms and Practice Manual (Special Chapter on Nevada)

California Limited Liability Company: Forms and Practice Manual

Prominent California attorneys have drawn from their extensive experience and collaborated to bring you strategies and forms for virtually every situation you may encounter in this newly revised three-volume Manual featuring a bonus CD with more than 250 electronic forms.

This extensive, updated manual, with more than 2,500 pages of valuable content, will help you stay current and efficient by providing appropriate statutes and regulations — complemented by thorough discussions and analyses of any changing federal and California state laws. Included are customizable electronic forms as well as explanations and planning strategies for the LLC business structure. There is also an entire chapter devoted to the Nevada LLC Act written by Rew R. Goodenow, Esq.

Significant matters addressed in this Supplement

  • Included in Section 1.13.9 is a new case awarding treble damages plus attorney fees in litigation by a Member or Partner seeking recovery of funds or other assets illegally diverted by a Manager or General Partner for the control person’s personal use.
  • Extensive materials have been added or revised to prepare attorneys for the Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”) reporting that will begin in January 2024. Highlights are:
    • Complete rewrite and update of Section 1.19 discussing CTA and its ramifications, requirements, etc.;
    • A new Appendix I with a form letter advising clients about CTA, a Client Alert, a Guide for the CTA Reporting Officer, and optional, longer form provisions for Operating Agreements;
    • New Forms (Appendix D-10, 11 and 12) to impose on subscribers to, or new members of LLCs, the requirement to provide personal information to the CTA Reporting Officer, where applicable; and
    • Amended all form Operating Agreements in Appendix H to incorporate provision for the Partnership Representative to also be the CTA Reporting Officer, plus numerous updates and other corrections to those forms.

Gerald V. Niesar, Esq., is a partner in the Business Group of the San Francisco firm Niesar & Vestal LLP, where his practice centers on general representation of emerging public and private companies in the industries of high technology, service, manufacturing, distribution, and retail. Mr. Niesar received his B.S. from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Finance and Commerce and his LL.B. (cum laude), from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Benjamin Berk, Esq., is a transactional partner in the Tax Group of Arnold & Porter Kay Scholer LLP.  Mr. Berk regularly advises clients on partnership, corporate and international tax matters, focusing on private equity, real estate, and hedge funds.  

Carolina Aricu, Esq., is an associate attorney in the Business Group of the San Francisco firm of Niesar & Vestal LLP. She has extensive experience in general business matters and in the drafting and negotiation of complex commercial contracts and business agreements, including LLC operating agreements, shareholders’ agreements, offering documentation, license and distribution agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and service agreements.

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Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Formation and Organization


Chapter 3: The Operating Agreement

Chapter 4: Organization of the LLC

Chapter 5: Limited Liability Company Capital

Chapter 6: Allocation and Distribution Provisions

Chapter 6A: LLCs Electing to be Taxed as S Corporations

Chapter 7: Management Provisions

Chapter 8: Transfer and Buy Sell Provisions

Chapter 8A: Preparing for Business Succession

Chapter 9: Dissolution

Chapter 10: Books, Records, Accounting and Miscellaneous Provisions


Chapter 11: Reorganization of the LLC

Chapter 12: Foreign Limited Liability Companies

Chapter 13: Use of LLCs by Professionals in California

Chapter 14: Limtied Liaiblity Partnerships

Chapter 15: Compensation Strategies for the LLC

Chapter 16: The Nevada LLC Act

Chapter 17: LLCs Forms for Specific Purposes

Chapter 18: Bankruptcy Issues Concerning LLCs




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