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.

Delaware LLC: What's on Public Record? By Rick Bell Tuesday, September 14, 2021 delaware llc privacyA Delaware LLC filed through a professional Registered Agent affords you the highest level of confidentiality. Only the company name and the name and address of the Registered Agent typically appear on the Certificate of Formation, along with the date of filing and the company file number... Read More
Delaware Secretary of State 2020 Annual Report By Brett Melson Monday, August 16, 2021 2020 reportThe Delaware Secretary of State has finally released its much-anticipated Annual Report for 2020. The report highlights the accomplishments of the Delaware Division of Corporations, and the State’s record-breaking statistics for the past year... Read More
When Lawyers and Accountants Incorporate in Delaware By Michael Bell Tuesday, July 27, 2021 We like to learn how other experts approach our industry, so we asked around. Here's when lawyers and accountants incorporate in Delaware... Read More
Delaware Legislature Amends The LLC Act In Three Important Ways By Jarrod Melson Monday, July 26, 2021 DE LEGALOn June 10, 2021, the Delaware Legislature passed a number of amendments to the Acts governing corporations, LLCs, and limited partnerships, making similar changes across the respective Acts. The amendments are expected to be effective as of August 1, 2021. This article focuses on three changes to LLCs, and the likely effect of amendments on drafting LLC operating agreements, and day-to-day dealings with LLC members and third-parties... Read More
Why Incorporate in Delaware? [INFOGRAPHIC] By HBS Tuesday, July 6, 2021 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
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 HBS 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