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Andre Bouchard Confirmed to the Delaware Court of Chancery

Lawyer Andre Bouchard was confirmed on April 9 to lead the Delaware Court of Chancery, replacing Leo Strine, who has gone on to become chief justice of Delaware’s Supreme Court.  Bouchard, 53, will serve a 12-year term. The Delaware Court of Chancery consists of one chancellor and four vice chancellors, all nominated by the governor.  This non-jury […]

Posted by on Friday, April 11th, 2014
Posted in Delaware
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Introducing…Better Business Bureau Customer Reviews!

Relying on the comments of friends, I recently tried a new local restaurant and loved it!  When deciding on a resort for a recent trip, I went online, checked out the hotel’s Web site, and read comments from travelers who had stayed there.  Nowadays, most people do just that. Surveys have found that when customers […]

Posted by on Monday, March 24th, 2014
Posted in HBS Announcements

Delaware Legal Climate Ranked No. 1 Again

For the past 11 years, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has ranked the 50 states’ legal systems and corporate law structure as a whole.  The Delaware legal climate is unique in that it has ranked No. 1 for the 11th year in a row. The survey, generated by the United States Chamber Institute for Legal […]

Posted by on Monday, March 17th, 2014
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How to File an LLC Even Faster

Want to know how to file an LLC even faster? With the launch of the new Harvard Business Services, Inc. Web site, we’re also introducing a new way to file an LLC or corporation quickly for both domestic and international clients! If you prefer to take advantage of our filing services, but only need the minimum […]

Posted by on Monday, February 17th, 2014
Posted in Delaware, Limited Liability Company
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Changing Your LLC Name, Registered Agent, and More: It’s Doable!

In business, things can change‑the company name may no longer suit, members may change, or the percentage of ownership in the Delaware LLC may need updating. Dealing with these sometimes sudden changes often require costly amendments to be filed with the Division of Corporations if the LLC was created in a state other than Delaware!  […]

Posted by on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
Posted in Delaware, Limited Liability Company
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How to Take Corporate Minutes: What You Need to Know

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 the Standard and Premium services. Whenever a meeting […]

Posted by on Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
Posted in INC Knowledge
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Why Your Corporation Needs a Communications Contact

Creating a new Delaware corporation or a LLC is very quick and easy with relatively little information required to be listed on the Certificate of Formation or the Certificate of Incorporation. Since the minimal information is on file with the Delaware Secretary of State, the Division of Corporations office mandated in 2006 that Delaware registered agents […]

Posted by on Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
Posted in Delaware

The Delaware Court of Chancery Is On the Brink of Change

Because of Delaware’s reputation as a haven for corporations, the Delaware Court of Chancery together with the State Supreme Court have developed a worldwide reputation as a respected source of legal decisions.   For this reason, businesses carefully watch when judicial change is coming, as the turnover could affect corporate cases for many years to come. […]

Posted by on Monday, October 21st, 2013
Posted in Delaware

The Delaware Public Benefit Corporation

A new state law in the State of Delaware allows companies to incorporate or reincorporate themselves as Public Benefit Corporations, rather than the traditional General Corporation. The Delaware Public Benefit Corporations, or PBC’s, enable business leaders to consider public interest and societal impact in addition to profit when making business decisions. “We’ve all heard about […]

Posted by on Monday, September 2nd, 2013
Posted in Delaware

Preserving Ownership in a Family Business with the Delaware LLC

This posting will focus on the Delaware LLC’s potential to dictate ownership for decades to come, highlighting just how flexible the Delaware LLC can be to preserve ownership in the business you worked so hard to create. This can also be used to protect the family farm. In an LLC, the members are free to […]

Posted by on Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
Posted in Delaware, Limited Liability Company
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Information Not Required to Form a Delaware LLC

Some of our previous posts surrounding the Delaware LLC discussed How we form and file the Delaware LLC along with posts concerning what information we need to create the LLC .   Many clients are amazed at the little amount of information we need in order to create the new Delaware LLC.  In this post we […]

Posted by on Tuesday, June 25th, 2013
Posted in Delaware, Limited Liability Company
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State of Delaware 2012 Annual Report

The State of Delaware Division of Corporations has released the 2012 Annual Report, summarizing the year as a whole. The Division’s 2012 Annual Report reviews progress, developments, and marketing efforts which keep Delaware the premier state for incorporations.  Here are some of the highlights: -The State of Delaware is now home to 64% of the Fortune […]

Posted by on Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
Posted in Delaware

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