Jan 19

January 19, 2017

Georgia – Business Entity Annual Registration Due Between January 1 and April 1

Georgia – Business Entity Annual Registration Due Between January 1 and April 1

The Secretary of State posted a news release regarding business entity annual registration between January 1 and April 1. Entities may visit the filing office website and select options for “One Click Annual Registration” if there are no changes or “Express Annual Registration” to update contact information and make other changes.
Jan 18

January 18, 2017

Indiana – Series LLCs Allowed to Form and Designate Series in Filings

Indiana – Series LLCs Allowed to Form and Designate Series in Filings

The Secretary of State posted an alert that effective January 1, 2017 series limited liability companies may form and designate series in filings. Filing fees for master LLCs and series designations are available on the state’s website.
Jan 17

January 17, 2017

California – Secretary of State Now Issuing Single Authentication Certificates

California – Secretary of State Now Issuing Single Authentication Certificates

The Secretary of State effective January 1, 2017 will issue a single Authentication Certificate for documents to be used outside of the country rather than issuing either an apostille or certificate depending on the country of intended use.
Jan 17

January 17, 2017

Delaware LLC Treatise Cited in Recent Chancery Court Decisions

Delaware LLC Treatise Cited in Recent Chancery Court Decisions

A recent Delaware Court of Chancery ruling about a non-member’s rights to inspect a Delaware limited liability company’s (LLC) books and records cited Symonds & O’Toole on Delaware Limited Liability Companies (DLLC) in its decision. In Tafaro v. Innovative Discovery LLC, 2016 Del. Ch. LEXIS 190 (Del. Ch. Oct. 31, 2016), the Court found that “even assuming the Amended Agreement could grant books and records inspection rights to non-members under the statute, it does no such thing. Instead, this provision…
Jan 16

January 16, 2017

Virginia – Expedited Services Schedule Change Effective January 17, 2017

Virginia – Expedited Services Schedule Change Effective January 17, 2017

The State Corporation Commission (SCC) Office of the Clerk posted a notice that delivery deadlines for expedited filing service submissions will be moved forward effective Tuesday, January 17. STATE CORPORATION COMMISSION Office of the Clerk January 3, 2017 On Tuesday, January 17, 2017, the delivery deadlines under the Clerk’s Office Expedited Services procedures will be changed to provide the staff with adequate time to process these submissions by their fulfillment time. The revised Expedited Service schedule will be as follows:…
Jan 13

January 13, 2017

Washington, D.C. – DCRA Closed January 16, 2017 and January 20, 2017

Washington, D.C. – DCRA Closed January 16, 2017 and January 20, 2017

The Department of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) will be closed Monday, January 16, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Friday, January 20, for Inauguration Day.
Jan 13

January 13, 2017

Nebraska – 2017 Biennial Report Filing Reminder

Nebraska – 2017 Biennial Report Filing Reminder

The Secretary of State Business Services Division posted a reminder for LLCs, LLPs and nonprofit corporations to file biennial reports in 2017 to avoid administration dissolution or revocation.
Jan 12

January 12, 2017

Wisconsin – File Domestic Corporation and LLC Annual Reports Using the Wisconsin One Stop Business Portal

Wisconsin – File Domestic Corporation and LLC Annual Reports Using the Wisconsin One Stop Business Portal

The Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) posted a news release that effective January 3 domestic corporations and LLCs must file annual reports using the Wisconsin One Stop Business Portal.
Jan 11

January 11, 2017

Rhode Island – Annual Reports for Business Corporations Due by March 1, 2017

Rhode Island – Annual Reports for Business Corporations Due by March 1, 2017

The Secretary of State Business Services Division announced that the annual report form will be revised in 2017 to include an NAICS code.  Business corporations must file between January 1 and March 1.
Jan 11

January 11, 2017

Do you have the most comprehensive resource for California business law?

The California State Legislature enacted a number of changes to the state’s business law in 2016. Substantive amendments were made to the state’s Corporations Code, Commercial Code, Code of Civil Procedure, Civil Code, and Revenue and Taxation Code. Analyses of the most significant changes can be found on  this document: Analysis of Select 2016 Legislative Changes to California Laws Governing Business Entities. These and other changes are captured in the 2017 Edition of California Laws Governing Business Entities, releasing this…