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.How To Order a Delaware Certificate of Good Standing
There will be times when you’ll need to check on the status of your Delaware entity and obtain a Delaware Certificate of Good Standing (also known as a Certificate of Existence). Perhaps you are applying for a bank loan or filing for Foreign Qualification in another state. Maybe you are entering into a contract with a third party, or maybe your corporation is merging with another corporation... Read MoreProof Delaware Is The Most Corporate-Friendly State
The Delaware Division of Corporations 2015 Annual Report is out and proves, yet again, that Delaware is the best state to incorporate your business in... Read MoreThe History of the Delaware Court of Chancery
The Court of Chancery possesses, and relies on, many years of judicial precedents; it is these judicial precedents that the founders and CEO’s of some of the world’s biggest and most successful companies are seeking when they incorporate in Delaware... Read MoreThe Court of Chancery: Part of the Delaware Advantage
Delaware’s reign as the nation’s number one place to incorporate is no secret, but what remains a secret to so many is the reason why it is number one. Actually, Delaware’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 MoreWhat Is the Delaware Court of Chancery?
The 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 MoreDelaware Corporate Law Structure & the Corporate Veil
The Delaware Court of Chancery holds extensive case law involving the concept of the corporate veil & is very protective of investors’ limited liability... Read MoreWhere to Incorporate: Delaware vs Nevada Infographic
Which is a better state to incorporate in, Delaware or Nevada? This infographic shows the many ways Delaware is the better state to form a company in... Read MoreBusiness Terms for Delaware Companies
If you own a Delaware company, there are several important date-related business terms you should be familiar with so understand all your company’s documents and important dates... Read MoreWhat Does Service of Process Mean?
If you own a Delaware corporation, LLC, LP or other business entity, you should familiarize yourself with the term “service of process.”.. Read MoreWhy Incorporate in Delaware? [INFOGRAPHIC]
Why incorporate in Delaware?Low start-up costs, current corporate case law, no need to live in Delaware, LLC privacy and flexible corporate laws... Read MoreWhat is a Delaware Statutory Trust?
A Delaware statutory trust is a legal entity under Delaware law in which an owner’s creditor can’t take possession of any of the trust’s property. Delaware is one of the few states in America to have a statutory trust law. Most states still rely upon common law trusts... Read MoreDelaware, Most Corporate-Friendly State in America
The 2015 Lawsuit Climate Survey “Ranking the States: A Survey of the Fairness and Reasonableness of State Liability Systems” from the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform is out, and for the tenth year in a row, the state of Delaware was voted number one... Read More