2017 ORS 67.730¹
Name of foreign limited liability partnership

(1) Except as provided in subsections (2) and (3) of this section, the Secretary of State shall not authorize a foreign limited liability partnership to transact business in this state if the name of the foreign limited liability partnership does not conform to ORS 67.625 (Limited liability partnership name).

(2) The name of the foreign limited liability partnership must contain the words or the abbreviation required by ORS 67.625 (Limited liability partnership name) unless the name contains some other word, phrase or abbreviation that the laws of the state or country under whose laws the foreign limited liability partnership is registered require to denote a limited liability partnership. A foreign limited liability partnership shall not transact business in this state under an assumed business name unless the assumed business name contains the words or the abbreviation required by ORS 67.625 (Limited liability partnership name) and the assumed business name is registered in accordance with ORS chapter 648.

(3) If a limited liability partnership name, limited liability company name, corporate name, professional corporate name, nonprofit corporate name, cooperative name, limited partnership name, business trust name, reserved name, registered corporate name or assumed business name of active record with the office of the Secretary of State is not distinguishable on the records of the office of the Secretary of State from the name of the foreign limited liability partnership, the Secretary of State shall not authorize the foreign limited liability partnership to transact business in this state unless the foreign limited liability partnership states its name on the application for authority to transact business in this state as (name under which created), a limited liability partnership of (state or country under whose laws the foreign limited liability partnership is registered), the entirety of which shall be the real and true name of the foreign limited liability partnership in this state under ORS chapter 648.

(4) Notwithstanding subsection (3) of this section, a foreign limited liability partnership that renders professional service may use as its name all or some of the names of individual present or former partners of the partnership or a predecessor partnership, as permitted by the applicable rules of ethics and by the applicable statutory or regulatory provisions governing the rendering of such professional service.

(5) If a foreign limited liability partnership authorized to transact business in this state changes its name to one that does not satisfy the requirements of this section, it may not transact business in this state under the changed name until it adopts a name satisfying the requirements of this section and amends its application for authorization in accordance with ORS 67.715 (Amendment to application for authority). [1997 c.775 §73]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 67—Partnerships; Limited Liability Partnerships, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors067.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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