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 Incorporate in Delaware? [INFOGRAPHIC] By HBS Tuesday, September 12, 2017 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, August 29, 2017 Delaware statutory trustA 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 More
Why Do So Many Companies Incorporate in Delaware? By Rick Bell Tuesday, August 15, 2017 why do so many companies incorporate in delawareWhy do businesses incorporate in Delaware? Tax liability, legal protection and a variety of other reasons, such as Delaware has no minimum bank account requirement for a company’s bank account... Read More
What Is a Conformed Signature? By Devin Scott Tuesday, July 18, 2017 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 Moves toward Blockchain Technology By Meri Weiss Monday, June 19, 2017 delaware blockchain technologyBlockchain technology and the Delaware Blockchain Initiative are going to digitize many corporate transactions, making it easier and faster to transfer assets among companies, people, banks and law firms... Read More
Where to Incorporate: Delaware vs Nevada Infographic By Michael Bell Tuesday, April 4, 2017 delaware vs nevadaOur infographic illustrates the many ways that Delaware is a better state to form a company in than Nevada... Read More
Proof Delaware Is The Most Corporate-Friendly State By Meri Weiss Monday, February 13, 2017 why Delaware is the incorporation capitalThe 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 More
The History of the Delaware Court of Chancery By Meri Weiss Monday, January 23, 2017 history of the delaware court of chanceryThe 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 More
The Court of Chancery: Part of the Delaware Advantage By Paul Sponaugle Tuesday, November 8, 2016 court of chancery delawareDelaware’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 More
What Is the Delaware Court of Chancery? By Jeremy Reed Tuesday, September 20, 2016 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