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Part of a Delaware corporation’s internal formalities include the annual meetings and minutes. These minutes and meeting are not provided to the Delaware Division of Corporations and are not part of the public record. They’re typically kept on file internally within the Corporate kit we provide in our Standard package. Whenever a meeting is held, written minutes are created documenting the actions taken at the meeting.
Not sure how to take corporate minutes? The written minutes should include at least the following information:
Generally, the secretary will prepare minutes within a few days of a meeting and distribute copies before the next meeting so they can be reviewed.
Feel free to reach out to us with any questions about your minutes and meetings for your Delaware corporation.
THE AUTHOR OF THIS BLOG ARTICLE IS NOT A LAWYER AND HARVARD BUSINESS SERVICES, INC. IS NOT A LAW FIRM. THE ARTICLE ABOVE IS NOT INTENDED AS LEGAL ADVICE AND SHOULD NOT BE TAKEN AS LEGAL ADVICE. THIS SHORT ARTICLE IS STRICTLY TO MENTION SOME ASPECTS OF DELAWARE’S CORPORATION LAWS AND/OR LAWS RELATING TO OTHER FORMS OF ENTITIES WHICH YOU MAY NOT BE FAMILIAR WITH. WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU CONSULT WITH A LAWYER BEFORE FORMULATING A STRATEGY WHICH WILL BE SUITABLE FOR YOUR SPECIFIC CASE.
There is 1 comment left for How to Take Corporate MinutesLakshmi Subramanian said: Thursday, November 22, 2018
Is it mandatory for a corporation registered in Delware to maintain minutes of its Board and shareholders meetings ? Or can the company just maintain signed resolutions in its file ? Please adviceHBS Staff replied: Monday, November 26, 2018
Lakshmi, typically corporations record the minutes of the meetings for the Board of Directors and Shareholders, but this information is not filed with Delaware and not part of the public record. The resolutions are also kept on file internally in the company as well.