This guide covers both general and in-depth resources relating to Michigan LLCs, Delaware Corporate Governance, intellectual property (trademarks and patents) for small businesses, and resources related to employment and securities law.
Known as the General Corporation Law (GCL), Title 8 covers corporations and governance. This title can be accessed on the DE Secretary of State website. Also available through Westlaw and Lexis Advance.
The DE Secretary of State website hosts a searchable database of all registered business entities in the State.
-Search by entity name
-Results include both active and inactive entities
-Enhanced results which include status, tax, and history information available for a fee
*Also see Treatises and Practice Guides below for additional forms.
Call Number: Electronic (restricted to MLaw community)
Publication Date: Annual Update
Takes readers through every step of litigation through the DE Court of Chancery, including explanations of processes and terms, subject matter, fees and costs, discovery, multiple jurisdictional issues, filings and more.
Cheetah by Wolters Kluwer provides various tools for researching corporate governance.
A companion to the Corporate Governance Guide, this newsletter supplements regular monthly reporting with updates on a broad range of topics: recent Delaware court decisions, SEC rulemaking and enforcement, state and federal legislative developments, accounting issues, and international news.
The CCH Corporate Governance Guide offers detailed discussion and analysis of a wide range of corporate governance topics, including: boards of directors, executive compensation, proxies, meetings and elections, fiduciary duties, periodic reports, individual liabilities, insider transactions, SEC practice and enforcement, mergers and acquisitions, and international considerations.
Additionally, the Guide has state business law summaries for all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, organized by topic and state to facilitate comparison of the law across multiple jurisdictions.