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No Michigan UCC Filings or Searches on Friday, August 26th
Updated August 24, 2016

The Michigan Department of State has announced that their UCC system will be unavailable after 5 PM EST tomorrow, Thursday, August 25th.  At 8 AM on Monday, August 29th, the state’s new UCC system will be online.

 

No mailed or delivered filings or search requests will be processed during the time the system is down.



Chile to Begin Accepting Apostilles on August 30, 2016
Updated August 23, 2016

Please note that effective August 30, 2016, documents destined for use in Chile will no longer require consular or embassy legalization. An apostille from the appropriate Secretary of State or U.S. Department of State will be accepted. 

 

You can download a complete list of countries and territories that are party to the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization from the Authentication/Legalization Resources page of our website. On this page, you will also find our list of useful Authentication/Legalization websites and our list of notary search websites where you can verify the status of notaries. 



Register Now for 2016 LLC Institute!
Updated August 16, 2016

The LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities Committee of the American Bar Association will be holding the 2016 LLC Institute conference in Arlington, Virginia October 20th and 21st. Topics that will be covered include the Uniform Series LLC Act, Nonprofit LLCs and UNPAs, case law updates and much more. National Corporate Research, Ltd. is proud to be the sponsor of the institute for the 5th year in a row. For more details and to register, click here.



Brazil and Morocco to Begin Accepting Apostilles
Updated August 8, 2016

Please note that effective August 14th, 2016, documents destined for use in Brazil or Morocco will no longer require consular or embassy legalization. An apostille from the appropriate Secretary of State or U.S. Department of State will be accepted. 

 

You can download a complete list of countries and territories that are party to the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization from the Authentication/Legalization Resources page of our website. On this page, you will also find our list of useful Authentication/Legalization websites and our list of notary search websites where you can verify the status of notaries.   



Holiday Closings for August and September 2016
Updated July 18, 2016

To assist you in planning closing dates and avoiding unpleasant surprises, National Corporate Research (NCR) has compiled a list of U.S. state holiday closings for August and September. To download the list in PDF format, click here.

 

For clients who work on international transactions, we have also compiled a list of corporate registry holiday closures in select countries. To access our international list of holiday closings for August and September, click here.

 

Please note that some jurisdictions declare holidays at the last minute. So if a particular filing date is important to you, contact your NCR service specialist and we will double check at that time to ensure the filing office will be open on the date you are interested in. Also note that as we become aware of any changes to the holiday closing lists, we will post updated versions of the lists to this page of our website.

 

If you have any questions, feel free to contact your NCR service specialist.

 

Subscribe to our updates to receive e-mail alerts of holiday closings every two months.