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 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
Delaware Corporate Law Structure & the Corporate Veil By Jeremy Reed Monday, September 7, 2020 delaware court of chanceryThe corporate veil is essentially the concept that maintains corporate law throughout the world. Without the ability to act as its own entity, how else could companies transact business?.. Read More
Best Registered Agent for a Non-Profit Corporation By Justin Damiani Monday, August 31, 2020 We will prepare and file this form for our exact cost of $5 for a Non-Profit Corporation, plus we'll give you your first year's agent fee for free. We generally receive the date-stamped copy back typically within 3 to 5 business days as we make the process as easy and stress free as possible... Read More
Delaware’s 2019 Corporate Annual Report Just Released By Brett Melson Tuesday, August 4, 2020 Delaware Annual Report 2019The 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
What Does Service of Process Mean? By HBS Tuesday, July 21, 2020 what does service of process meanIn 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
What Is the Delaware Court of Chancery? By Jeremy Reed Monday, June 22, 2020 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
What is a Delaware Statutory Trust? By Rick Bell Monday, June 15, 2020 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, which have many outdated rules that can create uncertainty about a number of legal aspects of the trust... Read More