2018 Arkansas Code
Title 4 - Business and Commercial Law
Subtitle 3 - Corporations and Associations
Chapter 26 - Business Corporations Generally
Subchapter 4 - Corporate Name
§ 4-26-401. Requirements and limitations
- The corporate name:
(1) Shall contain the word "Corporation", "Company", or "Incorporated", or shall contain an abbreviation of one of those words; but the name may not end with the word "Company" nor the abbreviation "Co." if the final word or abbreviation is immediately preceded by "and" or any symbol for "and";
(2) Shall not contain any word or phrase which is prohibited by law for the corporation or which indicates or implies that it is organized for any purpose other than one (1) or more of the purposes contained in the articles of incorporation;
(A) Shall not be the same as or confusingly similar to the name of any domestic corporation existing under the laws of this state or any foreign corporation authorized to transact business in this state, or a name the exclusive right to which is, at the time, reserved under § 4-26-402, or the name of a corporation which has in effect a registration of its corporate name under § 4-26-403.
(B) No foreign corporation may be admitted to this state if its corporate name is identical with or confusingly similar to the name of any domestic corporation, or the name of any foreign corporation then admitted to this state, or any name then reserved or registered under § 4-26-402 or § 4-26-403.