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Jan 9

January 9, 2017

CSC®Publishing releases new annotated business statutes collection for Texas

CSC®Publishing is pleased to introduce our latest annotated statutory deskbook: Texas Laws Governing Business Entities. This comprehensive resource provides Texas corporate attorneys and in-house counsel with up-to-date business entity statutes and case law that you need to conduct research more effectively, complete transactions more efficiently and advise your clients with confidence. The 2016 Edition features all statutory changes that came out of the 2015 Texas legislative session, as well as the latest new case annotations interpreting the law. We have…
Aug 19

August 19, 2016

Updated Virginia statutory collection contains changes to business entity statutes

The Virginia General Assembly enacted changes to the state’s business entity statutes in the 2016 Session, including a newly enacted article on Conversion. The just-released 2016 Edition of Virginia Laws Governing Business Entities captures those changes and more. The 2016 Edition also features selected sections from Title 8.01 concerning service of process on corporations, as well as sections from the Uniform Commercial Code dealing with investment securities and secured transactions. A year’s worth of case annotations have been added to…
Jul 6

July 6, 2016

UCC Expert’s Corner: Determining the Priority of Unperfected Security Interests with Simultaneous Attachment

UCC Expert’s Corner: Determining the Priority of Unperfected Security Interests with Simultaneous Attachment

On rare occasions, a security interest perfection or priority question may arise for which UCC Article 9 provides no answer. When that occurs, the courts must resolve the issue based on other factors. That situation occurred in a recent case, Pet Food Experts, Inc. v. Alpha Nutrition, Inc., 2016 R.I. Super. LEXIS 58 (R.I. Sup. Ct. May 10, 2016). In September, 2014, Alpha Nutrition, Inc. (“Alpha”) borrowed $700,000 from Pet Food Experts, Inc. (“PFE”). To secure the obligation, Alpha granted…
Jul 6

July 6, 2016

Make sure your annotated statutory collection for Massachusetts is up to date

Make sure your annotated statutory collection for Massachusetts is up to date Corporate attorneys/in-house counsel in Massachusetts, New England and around the country working with Mass. entities need a comprehensive resource that provides the latest legislative updates, case law, fees and forms for the state. The 2016 Edition of Massachusetts Laws Governing Business Entities, releasing this month, is the most comprehensive collection of annotated Massachusetts business statutes available. The 2016 Edition is updated through Chapter 82 of the 2016 Massachusetts…
Jun 16

June 16, 2016

Just Released: Doing Business Outside Your State: The CSC Guide

Corporation Service Company® (CSC®) has released one of our most popular annual reference guides, “Doing Business Outside Your State: The CSC Guide,” based wholly on our publication, Qualifying Your Business in Another State: The CSC 50-State Guide to Qualification. This reference guide covers a wide variety of foreign-state qualification issues, including: An in-depth list of all activities that do not constitute doing business in each of the 50 states, from engaging in litigation to interstate commerce. A full breakdown of…
Jun 7

June 7, 2016

Stay on top of changes in Pennsylvania business law

Pennsylvania’s legislature overhauled the state’s business laws last year, resulting in greater flexibility for mergers, conversions, interest exchanges and domestications, and establishing a new central set of provisions for entity names and for registering to do business as a foreign entity. These legislative changes, effective July 2015, also resulted in an overhaul of the state’s business forms. Practicing attorneys, their staff and in-house counsel in Pennsylvania should be sure they are working with the most up-to-date annotated business law and…
May 13

May 13, 2016

Walk through the timeline of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)

Walk through the timeline of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)

In this timeline, Corporation Service Company® walks you through the history of UCC Article 9 from the 1700s through the changes planned for 2018. This outline of UCC Article 9 includes background on its inception, its initial publication, as well as the UCC Article 9 changes and amendments and the reasoning behind these updates. It charts all the changes in the law from the 1700s to those planned for 2018, including links, forms, amendments, and pending legislation. Visit cscglobal.com for the…
May 13

May 13, 2016

New annotations provide insight for New York business law

New York is one of the top states in the nation for incorporation and business formation, and New York courts are frequently called upon to interpret business statutes, such as recent cases addressing liability of LLC members, dissolution of a foreign business entity by a New York court, the attorney-client privilege of a corporation, the merger of non-profit corporations, and the demand requirement in derivative suits. Legal and business professionals working with New York entities need a way to stay…
Apr 13

April 13, 2016

The DuPont Legal Model: A Playbook for Success

The DuPont Legal Model: A Playbook for Success

DuPont has worked with dozens of law firms on dozens of matters. But at the start, there was no cohesive strategy for working together—no coherent set of criteria that tied the law firms’ goals to DuPont’s goals. There was no benchmark for success. And there was not nearly enough diversity. The legal department was a cost center and it was far more confusing and inefficient than it had to be. To learn more, join us on Wednesday, April 27 at…
Jun 9

June 9, 2015

2015 Qualification Handbook: Understand how to do business outside your state

What does it mean to qualify to do business in a foreign state? Is it something your company needs to do? What happens if you don’t qualify? In order to do business legally in a “foreign” state, i.e., any state other than your state of formation, you must first qualify to do business there by filing with the Secretary of State or equivalent agency and paying a fee. In order to maintain good standing in that state, you’ll need to…