2017 ORS 128.580¹
Business trusts subject to certain corporate laws

Any business trust shall be subject to such provisions of law, now or hereafter enacted, with respect to domestic and foreign corporations, respectively, as relate to the issuance of securities, filing of required statements or reports, service of process, general grants of power to act, right to sue and be sued, limitation of individual liability of shareholders and rights to acquire, mortgage, sell, lease, operate and otherwise to deal in real and personal property. Except as otherwise provided in its trust agreement or declaration of trust, or any amendments thereto, any business trust shall also be subject to the other provisions of ORS chapter 60 and other rights and duties existing under the common law and statutes of this state applicable to domestic and foreign corporations. Title to any real or personal property may be held in the name of the trust, one or more of the trustees or any other person as nominee. [1971 c.491 §5; 1973 c.367 §13; 1979 c.208 §6; 1987 c.94 §99]

Notes of Decisions

Business trust must be represented by attorney, notwithstanding any contrary pro­vi­sions in Declara­tion of Trust. Marguerite E. Wright Trust v. Depart­ment of Revenue, 297 Or 533, 685 P2d 418 (1984)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 128—Trusts; Charitable Activities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors128.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 128, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano128.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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