1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Limited Liability Company Law
  4. Article 4: Management By Members or Managers

Section 401 Management of the limited liability company by members

Limited Liability Company Law (LLC)

(a) Unless the articles of organization provides for management of the limited liability company by a manager or managers or a class or classes of managers, management of the limited liability company shall be vested in its members who shall manage the limited liability company in accordance with this chapter, subject to any provisions in the articles of organization or the operating agreement and section four hundred eighteen of this article granting or withholding the management powers or responsibilities of one or more members or classes of members.

  (b) If management of a limited liability company is vested in its members, then (i) any such member exercising such management powers or responsibilities shall be deemed to be a manager for purposes of applying the provisions of this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, and (ii) any such member shall have and be subject to all of the duties and liabilities of a manager provided in this chapter.