2018 Arkansas Code
Title 4 - Business and Commercial Law
Subtitle 3 - Corporations and Associations
Chapter 26 - Business Corporations Generally
Subchapter 4 - Corporate Name
§ 4-26-403. Registration of foreign corporation's name

Universal Citation: AR Code § 4-26-403 (2018)
  • (a) Any foreign corporation not authorized to transact business in this state may register its corporate name under this chapter, if its corporate name is not the same as or confusingly similar to the name of any domestic corporation existing under the laws of this state or the name of any foreign corporation authorized to transact business in this state or any corporate name reserved or registered under either this section or § 4-26-402.

  • (b) The registration shall be made by:

    • (1) Filing with the Secretary of State:

      • (A) An application for registration executed by the corporation by an officer thereof, setting forth the name of the corporation, the state or territory under the laws of which it is incorporated, the date of its incorporation, a statement that it is carrying on or doing business, and a brief statement of the business in which it is engaged; and

      • (B) A certificate setting forth that the corporation is in good standing under the laws of the state or territory wherein it is organized, executed by the secretary of state of the state or territory or by such other official as may have custody of the records pertaining to corporations; and

    • (2) Paying to the Secretary of State the fee prescribed by law.

  • (c) The registration shall be effective for a period of one (1) year from the date on which the application for registration is filed.

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