Maine Revised Statutes

§8-1302. Rights of purchaser

(1).    Except as otherwise provided in subsections (2) and (3), a purchaser of a certificated or uncertificated security acquires all rights in the security that the transferor had or had power to transfer.
[ 1999, c. 699, Pt. B, §24 (AMD); 1999, c. 699, Pt. B, §28 (AFF) .]
(2).    A purchaser of a limited interest acquires rights only to the extent of the interest purchased.
[ 1997, c. 429, Pt. B, §2 (NEW) .]
(3).    A purchaser of a certificated security who as a previous holder had notice of an adverse claim does not improve its position by taking from a protected purchaser.
[ 1997, c. 429, Pt. B, §2 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1997, c. 429, §B2 (NEW). 1999, c. 699, §B24 (AMD). 1999, c. 699, §B28 (AFF).