The Delaware Advantage

The state of Delaware is considered the best place in the world to form a business. Here's why, plus tips on how to maintain a Delaware company.

Why Do So Many Companies Incorporate in Delaware? By Rick Bell Tuesday, May 18, 2021 why do so many companies incorporate in delawareYou do not need to visit Delaware in order to form a business in the state. Delaware's Division of Corporations is the best in the world at processing business formation filings quickly, and it encourages entrepreneurs from across the country and around the world to form their businesses here... Read More
What Is the Delaware Court of Chancery? By Jeremy Reed Tuesday, April 6, 2021 What Is the Delaware Court of ChanceryThe Delaware Court of Chancery has a long history deciding on equity and fairness between parties. The tiny coastal state of Delaware is widely recognized as the best state in which to form a company, not only in the United States but throughout the world. One of the key reasons for this is the Delaware Court of Chancery... Read More
Interesting Facts About Delaware By Brett Melson Monday, March 29, 2021 There’s much more to the state of Delaware than tax-free shopping; here are some interesting Delaware facts... Read More
Changes Within the Limited Partnership By Justin Damiani Monday, March 15, 2021 limited partnershipDuring the formation process for a Limited Partnership in Delaware, a Certificate of Limited Partnership is filed with the Delaware Secretary of State for approval. An Amendment to the Certificate of Limited Partnership must be filed in Delaware if, at any point, there are changes to the General Partner details... Read More
Free Webinar: Demystifying the Public Benefit Corporation By Michael Kupfer Wednesday, January 27, 2021 In this webinar, Harvard Business Services’ General Counsel, Jarrod Melson leads a discussion on the structure, purpose, and operation of Delaware PBCs. See what topics we’ll be covering... Read More
Why Delaware Corporate Law Matters So Much By HBS Tuesday, January 19, 2021 It’s a fact that Delaware is the Incorporation Capital of the World, but how has Delaware’s corporate law affected the business world, and why?.. Read More
The Delaware Secretary of State By Michael Kupfer Monday, November 16, 2020 The Delaware Secretary of State, who leads the Delaware Department of State, is appointed by the state’s Governor and is typically one of the Governor’s top advisors. The office of the secretary and the department he or she leads is located in Delaware’s capital, Dover... Read More
Validate Your Delaware Documents By Justin Damiani Monday, November 9, 2020 When you receive an official document from the Delaware Secretary of State, it will be printed in black ink on white paper. Even though some parties may request raised seals or color documents, these are not available and not required for Delaware document validation... Read More
Best States for Business, Ranked by Lawyers By Brett Melson Tuesday, September 29, 2020 best states for incorporatingThe 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey “Ranking the States: A Survey of the Fairness and Reasonableness of State Liability Systems” from the Institute for Legal Reform ranks Delaware number one again!.. Read More
Update on the 2019 Corporate Transparency Act By Jarrod Melson Monday, September 21, 2020 In early 2020, we discussed a bill passed by the House of Representatives in October 2019 that would have forced nearly all small businesses organized as corporations or LLCs to disclose to the Treasury Department their shareholders’ or members’ names and personal information on an ongoing basis... Read More