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Legislative updates

Legislative Document 1519, effective September 19, 2019, provides for the establishment of benefit corporations.

Case summaries

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Other notices

November 4, 2020 — The Secretary of State issued an alert to corporations and non-profits regarding misleading solicitation mailings that have been received by these corporations. These solicitations contain with an offer to file annual reports. The alert reminds corporate and non-profit entities that the Division of Corporations does not mail out the annual report form and that this mailing does not come from the Division of Corporations.


November 18, 2019 — Maine’s Secretary of State has issued an alert to Maine corporations and non-profits regarding misleading solicitation mailings that offer to file annual reports for the corporation, for a $185 fee. The Secretary of State is reminding all corporation and non-profit entities that the solicitation form is not prescribed or recognized by the Department of State and does come from the Division of Corporations.