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Delaware: Corporate Sustainability and Transparency

Effective October 1, 2018, Delaware business entities have the option to file for a Certification of Adoption of Transparency and Sustainability Standards (CATSS), a voluntary public display of an entity’s commitment to corporate responsibility and global sustainability. While the act…

California: Consumer Privacy Law

Assembly Bill 375, also known as the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, which goes into effect January 1, 2020, will create unprecedented consumer protections and is expected to pave the way for other states to follow suit. The law…

Alaska: Juneau State Office Mailing Address Update

Effective on October 1, 2018, all mail sent to the physical address of the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development (located on Willoughby Avenue in Juneau, AK) will not be delivered and will be returned to sender by…

Nebraska: Filing System Migration

Please be advised that the Nebraska Secretary of State will temporarily suspend all services related to business and UCC filings while it undergoes a system migration. More info here.

New Hampshire: Name Availability Criteria

On August 7, 2018, a portion of Senate Bill 413 relative to reinstatement of a limited liability company went into effect. The remaining piece, which establishes criteria for determining whether a proposed business name is distinguishable from an existing business…

Kentucky: Boots to Business

Beginning August 1, 2018, the Kentucky Secretary of State launched its “Boots to Business” program, which honors the service of its veterans by waiving certain fees for those starting new businesses. Any new business that is 51-percent owned by a…

Idaho: Annual Reports Due by July 31

The Idaho Secretary of State posted a message regarding printing errors that were made to annual report reminders sent out back in May. Apparently, the reminders (printed on orange postcards) were missing due date information and had the correct information…