Well, I ran a test
and it showed that in ejbCreate method of a stateless session bean using BMT, I can successfully get a transaction reference
And the spec(page 90)
also states that we can use getUserTransaction() in the ejbCreate or ejbRemove methods of a stateless session bean using BMT.
SCJP 1.6, SCJD, SCWCD, SCBCD.
Be nice to people on the way up cos, you'll need 'em on your way down - From somewhere I can't remember!