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Art. 615.  Petition in shareholder's derivative action

The petition in a class action brought by a shareholder, partner, or member of a corporation or unincorporated association because it refuses to enforce a right which it may enforce shall:

(1)  Allege that the plaintiff was a shareholder, partner, or member at the time of the occurrence or transaction of which he complains, or that his share, partnership, or membership thereafter devolved on him by operation of law.

(2)  Allege with particularity the efforts of the plaintiff to secure from the managing directors, governors, or trustees and, if necessary, from the shareholders, partners, or members, the enforcement of the right and the reasons for his failure to secure such enforcement, or the reason for not making such an effort to secure enforcement of the right.

(3)  Join as defendants the corporation or unincorporated association and the obligor against whom the obligation is sought to be enforced.

(4)  Include a prayer for judgment in favor of the corporation or unincorporated association and against the obligor on the obligation sought to be enforced.

(5)  Be verified by the affidavit of the plaintiff or his counsel.

Acts 1997, No. 839, §1, eff. July 1, 1997.

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