Texas Business Organizations Code
Sec. § 101.458
Dismissal of Derivative Proceeding


(a)

A court, sitting in equity as the finder of fact, shall dismiss a derivative proceeding on a motion by the limited liability company if the person or group of persons described by Section 101.454 determines in good faith, after conducting a reasonable inquiry and based on factors the person or group considers appropriate under the circumstances, that continuation of the derivative proceeding is not in the best interests of the limited liability company.

(b)

In determining whether the requirements of Subsection (a) have been met, the burden of proof shall be on:

(1)

the plaintiff member if:

(A)

the applicable person or persons making the determination under Section 101.454(a)(1) or (2) are independent and disinterested at the time the determination is made;

(B)

the determination is made by a panel of one or more independent and disinterested persons appointed under Section 101.454(a)(3); or

(C)

the limited liability company presents prima facie evidence that demonstrates that the applicable person or persons making the determination under Section 101.454(a) are independent and disinterested; or

(2)

the limited liability company in any other circumstance.
Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 182, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2006.
Amended by:
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 899 (H.B. 3603), Sec. 20, eff. September 1, 2019.
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