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Business Associations

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Survey Article


This Article surveys developments in Georgia law in the area of business associations, including corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and joint ventures. The first portion of this Article reviews noteworthy published cases addressing issues of first impression from the Georgia Court of Appeals, the Georgia Supreme Court, federal district courts of Georgia, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, issued from June 1, 2011 through May 31, 2012. The second portion of this Article summarizes additional cases of note that do not involve issues of first impression. The third portion of this Article discusses relevant legislation passed by both the Georgia House of Representatives and the Georgia State Senate in the 2012 session of the Georgia General Assembly and signed by Governor Nathan Deal.