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Thanksgiving for Blog Contributions, Big and Small

By: Staff Contributor, COGENCY GLOBAL on Thu, Nov 22, 2018

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.”
William Arthur Ward

Thanksgiving CornucopiaWhether you are one of our stateside readers relaxing into a day off with family, friends, and/or comfort food, or just going about your Thursday business as usual, we hope you wouldn’t mind taking a moment with us to recognize the dedicated, knowledgeable staff who support this blog with original content all year round.

We’ve made a commitment to publish something new here each week. From a content management perspective, this is no trivial objective. Add in the research and due diligence underpinning the topics we cover, and sometimes it really can feel like it takes a village to make a blog post.

As an expression of thanks, a celebration of all the talented people who make this blog possible or just a chance to catch up, we’d like to take a week off highlight some of this year’s popular posts.

Does Having A ‘Donate Now’ Button on a Website Mean You Have To Register In Every State?

Ron Barrett dispels a commonly-held belief that charitable organizations using the internet to solicit online need to register in every state. (Plus, a bonus discussion of the Charleston Principles.)

The Pros & Cons of Using Assumed Names

Krystal Beckner shares a few simple safeguards on minimizing the challenges of doing business using assumed and/or fictitious names when it comes to service of process and other legal documents.

What?? I Can't Get a Delaware Good Standing Certificate on a Rush Basis?

Colleen DeVries, inspired by a real-life example, details the special situations where getting a Good Standing Certificate in Delaware is not as simple as it would seem. 

What a Certificate of Good Standing Does and Does Not Tell You

Teri Mayor gets into the long and short of good standing certificates as a reminder that not all of these certificates are created equal. 

What is an LEI (Legal Entity Identifier)?

Karen Redman covers global legal entity identifiers as a tool for improving risk management by way of increasing transparency in the financial world.

The Importance of Federal Intellectual Property Due Diligence in Mergers and Acquisitions

Despina Shields examines how public record due diligence has evolved and why, in this increasingly digital age, federal intellectual property should be a standard component of public record searches.

Additional thanks to Nadir Ameir, Bruce Gallo, Andy Hackett, Andrew Lundgren, Joanna McCall, Courtney McRae, John Morrissey, and Moriah Roberts for their contributions this year.

Got any topics that you’d like to see covered by our team? Let us know!


This article is provided for informational purposes only and should not be considered, or relied upon, as legal or tax advice.

Topics: Nonprofit Registration and Compliance, Company Formation and Filing Considerations, Delaware Corporate, UCC and Compliance, Intellectual Property Due Diligence, Corporate Transparency