Jun 7

June 7, 2017

North Carolina – Legislation Postpones Implementation of New Assumed Business Name Act

North Carolina – Legislation Postpones Implementation of New Assumed Business Name Act

House Bill 228 (Session Law 2017-23) signed by the governor and effective June 2 postponed for five (5) months until December 1, 2017 the implementation of the new Assumed Business Name Act law enacted by Session Law 2016-100. Register of Deeds offices will upload assumed name information to a searchable online statewide database for assumed names to be maintained by the Secretary of State.
Jun 5

June 5, 2017

Delaware – New CSC Address Effective June 19

Delaware – New CSC Address Effective June 19

CSC® is moving into a newly built global headquarters this month, across the street from our current location. The new address, effective June 19, 2017, is 251 Little Falls Drive Wilmington, DE 19808-1674 in New Castle County. We have filed the appropriate documents with the Delaware Department of State, Division of Corporations to change the registered office address. Here are some important things you should know in regards to our address change: The new address takes effect on June 19, 2017….
Jun 5

June 5, 2017

Delaware – Bill Amends Title 30 of the Delaware Code

Delaware – Bill Amends Title 30 of the Delaware Code

House Bill 66 (Chapter 19) signed by the governor and effective May 18 amended Title 30 of the Delaware Code relating to tax administration and the statute of limitations for a substantial underpayment of certain taxes.
May 30

May 30, 2017

Georgia – Legislation Extends Annual Business Entity Registration Period

Georgia – Legislation Extends Annual Business Entity Registration Period

House Bill 87 (Act No. 47) signed by the governor May 1 and effective July 1 authorizes the Secretary of State to provide for annual registration of business entities to be valid for a period up to and including three (3) years and permits conversions of foreign corporations to domestic corporations and conversions of domestic corporations to foreign corporations.
May 26

May 26, 2017

Wyoming – Bill Amends Existing Law to Clarify Business Entity Communications Contacts

Wyoming – Bill Amends Existing Law to Clarify Business Entity Communications Contacts

House Bill 22 (Chapter 156) signed by the governor March 6 and effective June 3 (90 days after adjournment) amends existing law to clarify every business entity shall keep current the name, mailing address and physical address, if different, and business telephone number of the person authorized to receive communications from the registered agent and specifies the designated communications contact shall be an officer, director, LLC member or manager, managing partner or trustee of the entity and shall not be…
May 25

May 25, 2017

Nebraska – Legislation Clarifies Nonprofit Corporation Domestication

Nebraska – Legislation Clarifies Nonprofit Corporation Domestication

Legislative Bill 476 signed May 12 and effective 3 months after adjournment (projected to be June 2) clarifies that domestication of nonprofit corporations does not change the date of incorporation and enables out of state nonprofits desiring to move to Nebraska to maintain their tax-exempt status without reapplication to the IRS.
May 23

May 23, 2017

Florida – State Posts Consumer Notice Warning of Phishing Scam

Florida – State Posts Consumer Notice Warning of Phishing Scam

The Department of State Division of Corporations posted a consumer notice to beware phishing scams as a result of a DocuSign data breach.
May 23

May 23, 2017

Hawaii – Second Quarter Annual Business Reports Due by June 30

Hawaii – Second Quarter Annual Business Reports Due by June 30

The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Business Registration Division (BREG) posted a reminder that second quarter annual business reports are due for entities which registered in Hawaii between April and June.
May 22

May 22, 2017

Corporation Service Company® Announces Major Rebrand Under the Name CSC®

Corporation Service Company® Announces Major Rebrand Under the Name CSC®

Corporation Service Company® Announces Major Rebrand Under the Name CSC® We are excited and proud to unveil our updated CSC brand today, complete with a new visual identity and logo, which is integral to our company’s ongoing evolution. Effective immediately, we will be known as CSC. Corporation Service Company will remain our legal trade name, while CSC will be how we brand ourselves in the marketplace. We have refreshed our logo and visual identity not only to reflect who we…
May 19

May 19, 2017

Indiana – Bill Amends Mutual Benefit Corporation Voting Proxy

Indiana – Bill Amends Mutual Benefit Corporation Voting Proxy

Senate Bill 105 signed by the governor April 21 and effective July 1 allows directors of certain mutual benefit corporations to vote by proxy.