The Secretary of State effective January 1, 2017 will issue a single Authentication Certificate for documents to be used outside of the country rather than issuing either an apostille or certificate depending on the country of intended use.
Assembly Bill 2106 (Chapter 517) signed by the governor September 23 and effective January 1 amends the Seller of Travel Law to provide the existing exemption is limited to a natural person who is an individual, a single member LLC
Assembly Bill 2143 (Chapter 380) signed by the governor September 16 and effective January 1 expands electronic recording to any person or entity that provides a certificate of insurance evidencing a minimum amount of liability insurance to be set by
Assembly Bill 2296 (Chapter No. 144) signed by the governor August 18 and effective January 1, 2017 clarifies that a digital signature may be used to satisfy the requirements of an electronic signature under the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act.
Assembly Bill 1722 (Chapter 66) signed by the governor July 22 and effective January 1 amends the LLC act to substitute a “50 percent or more” standard in place of a “majority” of an LLC’s voting power to vote to
The Secretary of State updated LLC annual reports forms revised in May 2016. Form LLC-12 should be used for the initial statement and when changes have occurred since the last completed statement was filed. Form LLC-12NC should be used only
Senate Bill 540 (Chapter 541) signed by the governor October 6 and effective January 1, 2016 repeals the January 1, 2016 sunset and increases the maximum relief amount limit for the Taxpayer Advocate Equity Relief Program.
Assembly Bill 622 (Chapter 696) signed by the governor October 9 and effective January 1, 2016 limits the misuse of E-Verify by prohibiting employers from engaging in unjust E-Verify practices against workers and creates financial civil penalties for employers who
Assembly Bill 525 (Chapter 776) signed by the governor October 11 and effective January 1, 2016 revises the rights and responsibilities of franchisors and franchisees under the California Franchise Relations Act (CFRA) with respect to the termination of franchise agreements.
Assembly Bill 667 (Chapter 743) signed by the governor October 10 and effective January 1, 2016 creates an exemption for “finders” under the Corporate Securities Law of 1968.