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.

The New Divisive Merger Provisions under Delaware Law By Brett Melson Monday, October 22, 2018 mergersUnder this provision, members of a limited liability company can develop a plan to divide a business and its assets and liabilities among two or more newly-created entities, with each business continuing independently... Read More
Why Incorporate in Delaware? [INFOGRAPHIC] By HBS Tuesday, October 9, 2018 why incorporate in delawareMinimal start-up costs, the most trusted corporate case law and the most flexible corporate laws in the country are just a few of the excellent reasons to incorporate in Delaware... Read More
What is a Delaware Statutory Trust? By Rick Bell Tuesday, September 4, 2018 Delaware statutory trustDelaware is one of the few states in America to have a statutory trust law. Most states still rely upon common law trusts... Read More
200,000 New Delaware Companies in 2017 By Brett Melson Tuesday, August 28, 2018 dover deDelaware’s 2017 Annual report from the Division of Corporations was just released and reaffirms why attorneys, accountants and business professionals continue to use Delaware for their corporation filings... Read More
Why Do So Many Companies Incorporate in Delaware? By Rick Bell Tuesday, August 14, 2018 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
The Pros and Cons of a Delaware Name Reservation By Andrew Millman Monday, August 6, 2018 The name reservation is an optional service used to reserve a company name with the State of Delaware Secretary of State Division of Corporation, in order to secure the name for an anticipated future-filing... Read More
What Is a Conformed Signature? By Devin Scott Tuesday, July 31, 2018 what is a conformed signatureA conformed signature indicates that a real signature has been used on the original document. Oftentimes, business transactions are done by smartphone while on the go. Many people know already that Delaware will accept faxed and emailed copies of documents that require signatures... Read More
Delaware, Blockchain Technology & the Future By Brett Melson Monday, July 30, 2018 using blockchain in a delaware corporationBlockchain technology may bring enormous benefits to the industry, but only time will tell... Read More
What Is the Delaware Court of Chancery? By Jeremy Reed Tuesday, June 26, 2018 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
The Court of Chancery: Part of the Delaware Advantage By Paul Sponaugle Tuesday, May 22, 2018 what is the delaware court of chanceryDelaware’s “corporate crown” can be credited in large part to a court system whose roots reach back to feudal England. In its infancy the Court of Chancery was set up by the King of England to hear matters where no law was in existence to settle some disputes... Read More