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Delaware’s 2019 Corporate Annual Report Just Released By
Delaware Annual Report 2019
The 2019 Annual report from the Delaware Division of Corporations Secretary of State has been released and reiterates why accountants, attorneys and business professionals from all around the world use Delaware as the state to incorporate... Read More
Finding a Tax Professional for Your Business By
It’s important to note that a tax professional your company decides to work with does not have to be located inside Delaware. Whether your company decides to consult with an accountant or tax expert is entirely an internal decision... Read More
Free Webinar: Delaware Corporation Basics By
Many people are aware that an “Inc.” at the end of a company name indicates that it’s a corporation, but there is often confusion about what being a corporation actually means. What are the basic elements of a corporation? How does ownership work? There are many questions you may never have even thought to ask... Read More
Delaware Amendment Eases Conversion to a Public Benefit Corporation By
This post describes the amended provisions of Delaware Corporate Law relating to the conversion of a corporation to a public benefit corporation. The Amendment removed or amended two of the biggest roadblocks to such a conversion... Read More
What Does Service of Process Mean? By
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In Delaware, service of process is the method by which a company is served time-sensitive legal documents, including lawsuits and subpoenas. The person receiving the service of process has a designated period of time in which to send a reply... Read More
A 2020 “Thank You” to Our Clients By
Earlier this year, we hit the incredible milestone of 200,000 companies formed, dating back to our inception in 1981. We could not have done this without the trust, support, and feedback of our clients all around the world... Read More
Keep Your Communications Contact Details Current By
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There are very few requirements to maintain a company’s good standing with the state of Delaware. Don’t forget to update us if any of your company’s contact information changes... Read More
When Is a “Doing Business As” Name Required? By
When a company executes contracts or otherwise acts in a legal capacity under a different name, a DBA is appropriate. Alternatively, abbreviating Brett’s Diner LLC as “Brett’s” on flyers and in marketing materials should not typically raise an issue... Read More
How to Fix Business Mistakes in a Delaware Corporation By
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Drafting corporate resolutions, recording meeting minutes and tracking stock available for issuance is sometimes seen as a distraction from the company’s primary focus of pursuing its business plan and achieving its goals... Read More
Companies Are Adopting Poison Pills – Coronavirus Revives an 80’s Classic By
The poison pill is one of the most widely-used and popular protective measures used to combat hostile takeovers of companies. When triggered, it causes the target to issue a large amount of stock to the public at below-market prices, diluting the position of the potential acquirer and making a successful hostile takeover more expensive and time-consuming... Read More