News & Notices
The following is a list of changes that may affect business conducted with the Business Programs Division:
- Posted May 16, 2014
Certificates of Filing: Effective May 19, 2014, the Secretary of State will no longer issue
a Certificate of Filing for a single business entity filing. You may instead request a Certificate of Filing of All Documents or a certified copy of a
- Updated January 1, 2014 / Posted December 6, 2013
Limited Liability Company Filings: Effective January 1, 2014, there are changes to limited liability company naming requirements and limited liability
company filing requirements.
- Updated December 10, 2013 / Posted August 29, 2012
California Business Connect Project: The California Business Connect Project will increase efficiencies and allow readily available
access to Secretary of State Records.
- Posted January 1, 2012
Stronger Laws to Prevent Fraudulent Solicitations: Effective January 1, 2012, there are new laws to
prevent people from sending misleading solicitations to Californians.
Last updated: January 1, 2014