Senate Bill 5011 (Chapter 28) signed by the governor April 17 and effective July 23 amended the business corporation act to permit (1) ratification of defective corporation actions; (2) designation of forum court for filing internal disputes in governing documents;
Senate Bill 602 signed by the governor April 24 and effective July 6 requires registration and indexing of fictitious names used by sole proprietors, individuals, or general partnerships.
The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Business Registration Division (BREG) posted a reminder that third quarter annual business reports are due for entities which registered in Hawaii between July and September.
Court Applies Former Article 9 Standard to Sufficiency of Judgment Lien Debtor Name By Paul Hodnefield, Esq. Since 2001, those who file UCC records have been well aware that even seemingly minor errors in a debtor name can render a
House Bill 175 (Chapter 53) signed by the governor and effective July 2 alters various fees assessed by the Secretary of State. Most changes to the fees and taxes assessed will take effect on August 1, 2017; however, increases to
The governor signed a new budget to end a three-day closure of state government offices.
State government offices resumed services after a budget was signed and the governor rescinded the state’s civil emergency to suspend non-essential services.
In its seminal decision on March 6, 2017 regarding EMC’s merger with Dell, IBEW Local No. 129 v. Tucci, the Supreme Judicial Court clarified the question of directors’ fiduciary duty under Massachusetts corporate law and resolutely distinguished the law of
All non-essential state offices are closed since the legislature did not pass a budget by June 30. Online services including retrieval of copies and certificates of good standing are available. Any documents which are filed online including formations, reinstatements, dissolutions
All state offices are temporarily closed until further notice since a budget was not passed Friday, June 30. Over the counter corporate filings, document retrieval and UCC requests and Apostille/Authentication services are not available. At this time online services are