A Message from FCS Regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
March 13, 2020
State Update, Services / System Update
The impacts of the coronavirus are being felt, requiring action to mitigate and address evolving realities during these uncertain times, and First Corporate Solutions (FCS) is doing just that to assure your compliance management needs continue to be supported as best as possible.
FCS has ordered hand sanitizer and wipes for the staff and also distributed educational material and guidance protocols to limit exposure in our offices. In…READ MORE
Coronavirus Update: Delaware Division of Corporations remains open for now
March 12, 2020
The Delaware Division of Corporations has received inquiries about impacts and possible changes to operations due to the Coronavirus. As a result, it has created a link with information on their website https://corp.delaware.gov and will use this page to provide any updates or changes as they develop. Further, the Delaware Division of Corporations will send notifications to the online agent community with information and updates that are…READ MORE
Delaware SOS Closed Until Thursday 12-26-2019
December 23, 2019
The Delaware SOS is closed tomorrow for Christmas Eve.
No filings can be submitted to the state tomorrow, Tuesday 12/24. All Delaware filings that require a 12/24 index date must be submitted today, Monday 12/23.
If you need assistance or have any questions, please contact your account manager.READ MORE
Virginia Corporate Commission New System Release
November 21, 2019
State Update, Services / System Update
The Virginia Corporate Commission is planning to release a new system on December 9th. Some immediate effects to consider include:
from November 22nd to December 16th, all expedited or rush services will not be offered;
online services will be impacted starting on November 25th, except for new domestic business registrations;
the Corporate Commission’s website and online services will not be available from December 4th to 6th.
Update for Nevada Services
October 28, 2019
On July 18, 2019, the Nevada Secretary of State’s Office launched a new system that impacted UCC and Corporate data, UCC filings, UCC and Corporate searches and online copy services. First Corporate Solutions has been providing updates once a month regarding various issues we have been experiencing related to turnaround times for various order types.
For the past couple of weeks, the turnaround times for copies has been a least a week…READ MORE
Oklahoma Secretary of State Office Closure
July 26, 2019
The Oklahoma Secretary of State is closed today, Friday, July 26, 2019, due to break in the water main. Any corporate filings submitted today will not be filed until Monday, given the issue has been resolved.
Filings will receive the date they are processed and not be backdated. Also affected are authentication/apostille requests and transmitting utility UCC filings.
This problem does not affect regular (non-transmitting utility)…READ MORE
Filing Office Closures: August – September 2019
July 22, 2019
Be on the lookout for the following filing office closures this August - September:
For questions or concerns, please contact your client services representative. READ MORE
Nevada Filing Service Interruption
July 15, 2019
The Nevada Secretary of State’s commercial filing services will be unavailable until Friday, July 19, 2019 with the deployment of their new business processing system.
The following services will be unavailable during this transition period:
- new entity filings
- initial filings
- annual list filings
- state business license applications
- copies requests
- Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) filings
- amendments…READ MORE
Independence Day Filing Office Closures
July 02, 2019
Our offices and all U.S. filing jurisdictions will be closed in observance of the holiday on Thursday, July 4th.
The following filing offices will be closed on Friday, July 5th:
- South Dakota
Contact your client services specialist with any questions or concerns.
Ohio Secretary of State Update
June 26, 2019
The Ohio Secretary of State has made the following changes to its UCC filing process and good standing certificates.
Will require all UCC filings to be submitted online via the State's web portal or XML e-filing. Once effective the Secretary of State will reject any paper UCC filings. Estimated Effective Date: July 1, 2019
Long Form Good Standings
Traditional long form good standing certificates will no longer be provided…READ MORE