United Corporate Services Blog

  • Electronic and Conformed Signatures with the Secretary of State

    I’ve reached a point in my career where I can say “ I remember when…”. As a corporate paralegal, I remember when corporate documents such as certificates of incorporation, dissolutions, mergers and even UCC filings required an original signature. With so many technological advances made over the past twenty years we have gone from wet […]

  • What is a Certificate of Division?

    The State of Delaware recently passed legislation, effective August 1, 2018, that provides for the division of an LLC into two or more separate LLC’s. (Senate Bill 183, https://legis.delaware.gov/BillDetail/26554 ) The Certificate of Division that is filed will divide an existing LLC into two or more LLC’s and the existing LLC would either continue on […]

  • Tips to avoid corporate name conflicts with the Secretary of State

    IHOP or IHOB? What’s in a name? Plenty if you ask us. ☺ Your corporate name allows you to tell the public who you are. Your name is placed on the formation document (essentially the firm’s birth certificate) which is displayed on everything that the company comes in contact with such as letterhead, stock certificates, […]

  • Secretary of State office closings for the 3rd quarter

    Put on the sunscreen and start up the grill!!! Summertime is just around the corner and UCS is ready! See the attached state holiday closing calendar for July through September.

  • TX Distinguishable Name

    On June 1, 2018, Texas implemented a less restrictive standard for determining whether a business entity’s name will be available to domestic and registered foreign business entities. This change affects the following entity types: Corporations (Domestic & Foreign) Limited Partnerships Limited Liability Companies Professional Associations Cooperatives Real Estate Investment Trusts Whereas prior to implementation, the […]

  • Delaware Employee Recognition

    On Friday, June 8, 2018 an off-site Employee Recognition event is planned for all the employees of the Delaware Division of Corporations. The Division staff will be departing at 11:30 A.M. and there will not be an evening shift. To help prepare you for this event, UCS answers some basic questions you might have. Can […]

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