Florida Statutes Title XXXVI. Business Organizations § 605.0109. Powers




A limited liability company has the powers, rights, and privileges granted by this chapter, by any other law, or by its operating agreement to do all things necessary or convenient to carry out its activities and affairs, including the power to do all of the following:

(1) Sue, be sued, and defend in its name.

(2) Purchase, receive, lease, or otherwise acquire, own, hold, improve, use, and otherwise deal with real or personal property or any legal or equitable interest in property, wherever located.

(3) Sell, convey, mortgage, grant a security interest in, lease, exchange, and otherwise encumber or dispose of all or a part of its property.

(4) Purchase, receive, subscribe for, or otherwise acquire, own, hold, vote, use, sell, mortgage, lend, grant a security interest in, or otherwise dispose of and deal in and with, shares or other interests in or obligations of another entity.

(5) Make contracts or guarantees or incur liabilities;  borrow money;  issue notes, bonds, or other obligations, which may be convertible into or include the option to purchase other securities of the limited liability company;  or make contracts of guaranty and suretyship which are necessary or convenient to the conduct, promotion, or attainment of the purposes, activities, and affairs of the limited liability company.

(6) Lend money, invest or reinvest its funds, and receive and hold real or personal property as security for repayment.

(7) Conduct its business, locate offices, and exercise the powers granted by this chapter within or without this state.

(8) Select managers and appoint officers, directors, employees, and agents of the limited liability company, define their duties, fix their compensation, and lend them money and credit.

(9) Make donations for the public welfare or for charitable, scientific, or educational purposes.

(10) Pay pensions and establish pension plans, pension trusts, profit-sharing plans, bonus plans, option plans, and benefit or incentive plans for any or all of its current or former managers, members, officers, agents, and employees.

(11) Be a promoter, incorporator, shareholder, partner, member, associate, or manager of a corporation, partnership, joint venture, trust, or other entity.

(12) Make payments or donations or conduct any other act not inconsistent with applicable law which furthers the business of the limited liability company.

(13) Enter into interest rate, basis, currency, hedge or other swap agreements, or cap, floor, put, call, option, exchange or collar agreements, derivative agreements, or similar agreements.

(14) Grant, hold, or exercise a power of attorney, including an irrevocable power of attorney.





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