Apr 17

April 17, 2015

Utah – Senate Bill 93, Addresses Fraudulent UCC Filing Activities

Utah – Senate Bill 93, Addresses Fraudulent UCC Filing Activities

The governor signed Senate Bill 93 to adopt the ULC “Hip-Pocket” amendments to Article 9 that are intended to address fraudulent UCC filing activities.  The new law provides the filing office with the power to terminate a wrongfully filed record, provides a method for reinstatement and modifies provisions related to what constitutes filing and the effectiveness of a record.
Apr 16

April 16, 2015

Delaware – New Legislation Addresses Business Disputes

Delaware – New Legislation Addresses Business Disputes

House Bill 49 (Chapter 6) signed by the governor April 2 and effective May 2 gives Delaware domestic entities greater capacity to resolve business disputes in a rapid and efficient manner through voluntary arbitration conducted by expert arbitrators under strict timelines in no more than 120 days, subject to extension of up to no more than an additional 60 days, by unanimous consent of all parties to the arbitration.
Apr 15

April 15, 2015

Apr 15

April 15, 2015

Managing your legal entities just got a whole lot easier

Managing your legal entities just got a whole lot easier

Drafting consents and resolutions for your business entities used to be a special kind of drudgery. Not anymore. CSC is pleased to introduce Document Assembly. This labor-saving new tool, part of the CSC Entity Management application, automates the process of creating legal documents for multiple entities by allowing you to merge data stored within the CSC application with document templates that you control. Document Assembly: Enables you to gather the needed data to assemble documents for a common action across multiple…
Apr 14

April 14, 2015

Apr 13

April 13, 2015

Maryland – Annual Personal Property Returns are Due April 15

Maryland – Annual Personal Property Returns are Due April 15

All business entities incorporated, qualified or registered to do business in Maryland as of January 1 must file an annual personal property return by April 15 even if the business owns no property in Maryland or has not conducted any business activity during the year.  More information including how to apply for a two-month extension is available here.
Apr 10

April 10, 2015

Apr 10

April 10, 2015

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Webinar: Postcards from Abroad: Making International Business Easier: 4/21 and 4/23

Who doesn’t love finding a postcard in their mailbox? You get to experience places you’ve never visited without leaving the comfort of your home. Wouldn’t it be great if managing global entities were as easy as mailing a postcard? Different countries have their own requirements, governance policies, and compliance demands. Please join us for this complimentary webinar as we explore better ways to do business in a global market. During this webinar, you’ll learn about: • The challenges of achieving…
Apr 10

April 10, 2015

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Recent Delaware Decisions Address Board Member Fiduciary Duties, Stockholder Rights

The Delaware Court of Chancery and Delaware Supreme Court have issued a number of significant decisions in recent months that impact boardroom directors and shareholders alike. In December 2014, the Supreme Court provided important clarification on a board of directors’ Revlon duties in C&J Energy Servs. v. City of Miami Gen. Employees’ & Sanitation Employees’ Retirement Trust. In January 2015, the Court of Chancery’s Vice Chancellor Glasscock addressed the practice of “appraisal arbitrage” when determining the fair value of stock…
Apr 9

April 9, 2015