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179.0601(2)(d)2. 2. There has been a transfer of all of the person's transferable interest in the partnership, other than a transfer for security purposes or the entry of a charging order that is in effect under s. 179.0703 and that has not been foreclosed.
179.0601(2)(d)3. 3. The person is an entity and all of the following apply:
179.0601(2)(d)3.a. a. The partnership notifies the person that it will be expelled as a limited partner because the person has filed a statement of dissolution or the equivalent, the person has been administratively dissolved, the person's charter or the equivalent has been revoked, or the person's right to conduct activities and affairs has been suspended by the jurisdiction of the person's governing law.
179.0601(2)(d)3.b. b. The statement of dissolution or the equivalent has not been withdrawn, rescinded, or revoked, the person has not been reinstated, or the person's charter or the equivalent or right to conduct activities and affairs has not been reinstated, within 90 days after the notification under subd. 3. a.
179.0601(2)(d)4. 4. The person is an unincorporated entity that has been dissolved and whose activities and affairs are being wound up.
179.0601(2)(e) (e) On application by the limited partnership or a partner in a direct action under s. 179.0901, the person is expelled as a limited partner by judicial order because the person has done any of the following:
179.0601(2)(e)1. 1. Engaged, or is engaging, in wrongful conduct that has affected adversely and materially, or will affect adversely and materially, the partnership's activities and affairs.
179.0601(2)(e)2. 2. Committed willfully or persistently, or is committing willfully or persistently, a material breach of the partnership agreement or of the contractual obligation of good faith and fair dealing under s. 179.0305 (1).
179.0601(2)(e)3. 3. Engaged, or is engaging, in conduct relating to the partnership's activities and affairs which makes it not reasonably practicable to carry on the partnership's activities and affairs with the person as a limited partner.
179.0601(2)(f) (f) In the case of an individual, the individual dies.
179.0601(2)(g) (g) In the case of a person that is a testamentary or living trust or is acting as a limited partner by virtue of being a trustee of such a trust, the trust's entire transferable interest in the limited partnership is distributed.
179.0601(2)(h) (h) In the case of a person that is an estate or is acting as a limited partner by virtue of being a personal representative of an estate, the estate's entire transferable interest in the limited partnership is distributed.
179.0601(2)(i) (i) In the case of a person that is not an individual, the existence of the person terminates.
179.0601(2)(n) (n) The limited partnership dissolves and completes winding up.
179.0601 History History: 2021 a. 258.
179.0602 179.0602 Effect of dissociation as limited partner.
179.0602(1)(1)If a person is dissociated as a limited partner, all of the following apply:
179.0602(1)(a) (a) Subject to s. 179.0704, the person does not have further rights as a limited partner.
179.0602(1)(b) (b) The person's contractual obligation of good faith and fair dealing as a limited partner under s. 179.0305 (1) ends with regard to matters arising and events occurring after the person's dissociation.
179.0602(1)(c) (c) Subject to s. 179.0704 and subch. XI, any transferable interest owned by the person in the person's capacity as a limited partner immediately before dissociation is owned by the person solely as a transferee.
179.0602(2) (2)A person's dissociation as a limited partner does not of itself discharge the person from any debt, obligation, or other liability to the limited partnership or the other partners which the person incurred while a limited partner.
179.0602 History History: 2021 a. 258.
179.0603 179.0603 Dissociation as general partner. A person is dissociated as a general partner when any of the following applies:
179.0603(1) (1)The limited partnership knows or has notice of the person's express will to withdraw as a general partner, but, if the person has specified a withdrawal date later than the date the partnership knew or had notice, on that later date.
179.0603(2) (2)An event stated in the partnership agreement as causing the person's dissociation as a general partner occurs.
179.0603(3) (3)The person is expelled as a general partner pursuant to the partnership agreement.
179.0603(4) (4)The person is expelled as a general partner by the affirmative vote or consent of all the other partners if any of the following applies:
179.0603(4)(a) (a) It is unlawful to carry on the limited partnership's activities and affairs with the person as a general partner.
179.0603(4)(b) (b) There has been a transfer of all of the person's transferable interest in the partnership, other than a transfer for security purposes or the entry of a charging order that is in effect under s. 179.0703 and that has not been foreclosed.
179.0603(4)(c) (c) The person is an entity and all of the following apply:
179.0603(4)(c)1. 1. The partnership notifies the person that it will be expelled as a general partner because the person has filed a statement of dissolution or the equivalent, the person has been administratively dissolved, the person's charter or the equivalent has been revoked, or the person's right to conduct its activities and affairs has been suspended by the jurisdiction of the person's governing law.
179.0603(4)(c)2. 2. The statement of dissolution or the equivalent has not been withdrawn, rescinded, or revoked, the person has not been reinstated, or the person's charter or the equivalent or right to conduct its activities and affairs has not been reinstated, within 90 days after the notification under subd. 1.
179.0603(4)(d) (d) The person is an unincorporated entity that has been dissolved and whose activities and affairs are being wound up.
179.0603(5) (5)On application by the limited partnership or a partner in a direct action under s. 179.0901, the person is expelled as a general partner by judicial order because the person has done any of the following:
179.0603(5)(a) (a) Engaged, or is engaging, in wrongful conduct that has affected adversely and materially, or will affect adversely and materially, the partnership's activities and affairs.
179.0603(5)(b) (b) Committed willfully or persistently, or is committing willfully or persistently, a material breach of the partnership agreement or a duty or obligation under s. 179.0409.
179.0603(5)(c) (c) Engaged, or is engaging, in conduct relating to the partnership's activities and affairs which makes it not reasonably practicable to carry on the activities and affairs of the limited partnership with the person as a general partner.
179.0603(6) (6)In the case of an individual, any of the following applies:
179.0603(6)(a) (a) The individual dies.
179.0603(6)(b) (b) A guardian or general conservator for the individual is appointed.
179.0603(6)(c) (c) A court orders that the individual has otherwise become incapable of performing the individual's duties as a general partner under this chapter or the partnership agreement.
179.0603(7) (7)Any of the following applies to the person:
179.0603(7)(a) (a) The person becomes a debtor in bankruptcy.
179.0603(7)(b) (b) The person signs an assignment for the benefit of creditors.
179.0603(7)(c) (c) The person seeks, consents to, or acquiesces in the appointment of a trustee, receiver, or liquidator of the person or of all or substantially all the person's property.
179.0603(8) (8)In the case of a person that is a testamentary or living trust or is acting as a general partner by virtue of being a trustee of such a trust, the trust's entire transferable interest in the limited partnership is distributed.
179.0603(9) (9)In the case of a person that is an estate or is acting as a general partner by virtue of being a personal representative of an estate, the estate's entire transferable interest in the limited partnership is distributed.
179.0603(10) (10)In the case of a person that is not an individual, the existence of the person terminates.
179.0603(15) (15)The limited partnership dissolves and completes winding up.
179.0603 History History: 2021 a. 258.
179.0604 179.0604 Power to dissociate as general partner; wrongful dissociation.
179.0604(1)(1)A person has the power to dissociate as a general partner at any time, rightfully or wrongfully, by withdrawing as a general partner by express will under s. 179.0603 (1).
179.0604(2) (2)A person's dissociation as a general partner is wrongful only if any of the following applies:
179.0604(2)(a) (a) The dissociation is in breach of an express provision of the partnership agreement.
179.0604(2)(b) (b) The dissociation occurs before the completion of the winding up of the limited partnership and any of the following applies:
179.0604(2)(b)1. 1. The person withdraws as a general partner by express will.
179.0604(2)(b)2. 2. The person is expelled as a general partner by judicial order under s. 179.0603 (5).
179.0604(2)(b)3. 3. The person is dissociated as a general partner under s. 179.0603 (7).
179.0604(2)(b)4. 4. In the case of a person that is not a trust other than a business trust, an estate, or an individual, the person is expelled or otherwise dissociated as a general partner because it willfully dissolved or terminated.
179.0604(3) (3)A person that wrongfully dissociates as a general partner is liable to the limited partnership and, subject to s. 179.0901, to the other partners for damages caused by the dissociation. The liability is in addition to any debt, obligation, or other liability of the general partner to the partnership or the other partners.
179.0604 History History: 2021 a. 258.
179.0605 179.0605 Effect of dissociation as general partner.
179.0605(1)(1)If a person is dissociated as a general partner, all of the following apply:
179.0605(1)(a) (a) The person's right to participate as a general partner in the management and conduct of the limited partnership's activities and affairs terminates.
179.0605(1)(b) (b) The person's duties and obligations as a general partner under s. 179.0409 end with regard to matters arising and events occurring after the person's dissociation.
179.0605(1)(c)1.1. The person may sign and deliver to the department for filing a statement of dissociation pertaining to the person and, at the request of the limited partnership, shall sign an amendment to the certificate of limited partnership which states that the person has dissociated as a general partner.
179.0605(1)(c)2. 2. The statement of dissociation or amendment under subd. 1. is a limitation on the authority of a person dissociated as a partner for the purposes of s. 179.04023.
179.0605(1)(d) (d) Subject to s. 179.0704 and subch. XI, any transferable interest owned by the person in the person's capacity as a general partner immediately before dissociation is owned by the person solely as a transferee.
179.0605(2) (2)A person's dissociation as a general partner does not of itself discharge the person from any debt, obligation, or other liability to the limited partnership or the other partners which the person incurred while a general partner.
179.0605(3m) (3m)Continued use of a limited partnership name, or the name of a person dissociated as a partner as part of the partnership name, by partners continuing the partnership's activities and affairs does not of itself make the person dissociated as a partner liable for an obligation of the partners or the partnership continuing the partnership's activities and affairs.
179.0605 History History: 2021 a. 258.
179.0606 179.0606 Power to bind and liability of person dissociated as general partner.
179.0606(1)(1)After a person is dissociated as a general partner and before the limited partnership is merged out of existence or converted under subch. XI, or dissolved, the partnership is bound by an act of the person with respect to a transaction with another party only if all of the following apply:
179.0606(1)(a) (a) The act would have bound the partnership under s. 179.0402 before dissociation.
179.0606(1)(b) (b) At the time the other party enters into the transaction, less than 2 years has passed since the dissociation.
179.0606(1)(c) (c) At the time the other party enters into the transaction, the other party does not know or have notice of the dissociation and reasonably believes that the person is a general partner.
179.0606(2) (2)If a limited partnership is bound under sub. (1), the person dissociated as a general partner which caused the partnership to be bound is liable to all of the following:
179.0606(2)(a) (a) The partnership, for any damage caused to the partnership arising from the obligation incurred under sub. (1).
179.0606(2)(b) (b) If a general partner or another person dissociated as a general partner is liable for the obligation, the general partner or other person, for any damage caused to the general partner or other person arising from the liability.
179.0606 History History: 2021 a. 258.
179.0607 179.0607 Liability of person dissociated as general partner to other persons.
179.0607(1)(1)A person's dissociation as a general partner does not of itself discharge the person's liability as a general partner for a debt, obligation, or other liability of the limited partnership incurred before dissociation. Except as otherwise provided in subs. (2) and (3), the person is not liable for a partnership obligation incurred after dissociation.
179.0607(2) (2)A person whose dissociation as a general partner results in a dissolution and winding up of the limited partnership's activities and affairs is liable on an obligation incurred by the partnership under s. 179.0804 to the same extent as a general partner under s. 179.0404.
179.0607(3) (3)A person that is dissociated as a general partner without the dissociation resulting in a dissolution and winding up of the limited partnership's activities and affairs is liable to a party on a transaction entered into by the partnership after the dissociation only if all of the following apply:
179.0607(3)(a) (a) A general partner would be liable on the transaction.
179.0607(3)(b) (b) At the time the other party enters into the transaction, less than 2 years has passed since the dissociation.
179.0607(3)(c) (c) At the time the other party enters into the transaction, the other party does not have knowledge or notice of the dissociation and reasonably believes that the person is a general partner.
179.0607(4) (4)By agreement with a creditor of a limited partnership and the partnership, a person dissociated as a general partner may be released from liability for a debt, obligation, or other liability of the partnership to the creditor.
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2019-20 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2021 Wis. Act 267 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on November 2, 2022. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after November 2, 2022, are designated by NOTES. (Published 11-2-22)