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A Message from FCS Regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

March 13, 2020 ,

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 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


Virginia Corporate Commission New System Release

November 21, 2019 ,

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. Electronic…READ MORE


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


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 - amendments - state business license applications - copies requests - Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) filings - amendments…READ MORE


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. UCC Filings 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