Publish or Perish

Publication Requirements

In the world of corporate filings, publication is a bit of a holdover. Only a small number of states still require this step, and it is usually only done for certain entity or filing types. For example, New York and Pennsylvania require publication of certain formation and foreign registration documents. In other states, such as California, Florida, and Georgia, fictitious/assumed/trade name filings must be published.

Differing from the examples above, Nevada has an annual publication requirement for foreign corporations conducting business in the state.  The statute indicates that these entities must publish certain corporate information in two issues of a Nevada newspaper by March 31 of each year. As a result, newspapers will often send out their solicitations for publication during the first few months of the year.

It may be unclear under which circumstances publication is required and that is where we come in! Our knowledgeable and experienced Client Service Representatives are equipped to handle both the filings and any necessary publications.