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FOREIGN CORPORATIONS

Acquiring organizations

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.011

Foreign corporations defined as, Minn. Statutes 2007 322B.03

Addresses

Annual registration, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.14

Certificates of authority, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.06, 2007 303.08

Changes, filing, Minn. Statutes 2007 5.29

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.02

Service of process, Minn. Statutes 2007 5.25

Withdrawal applications, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.16

Administrators of estates, foreign corporations acting as

Business transactions, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.03

Agents of corporation, see Registered agents under this topic

Agricultural land, acquisition of title, Minn. Statutes 2007 500.221

Annual registration, Minn. Statutes 2007 5.32, 2007 303.14

Annual reports

Failure to file, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.17

Foreign nonprofit corporations, exception, Minn. Statutes 2007 317A.061

Answers, time, Minn. Statutes 2007 5.25

Articles of incorporation, defined, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.011, 2007 303.02

Assistant secretary, execution by

Certificates of authority, applications, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.06

Registered office or agents, statements of change, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.10

Withdrawal applications, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.16

Assumed names, see ASSUMED NAMES

Audits and examinations, tax audits, Minn. Statutes 2007 270C.31

Bank accounts, business transactions, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.03

Banks and banking

Corporate names, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.05

Engaging in, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.04

Board of directors

Approvals by, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.621

Meetings, business transactions, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.03

Resolutions by, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.05, 2007 303.10

Business combinations

Exchanges, see same under this topic

Mergers, see same under this topic

Business transactions

Banking, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.04, 2007 303.05

Ceasing, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.16, 2007 303.17

Certificates of authority, see same under this topic

Exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.03

Fees, reports, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.22

Service of process deemed as, Minn. Statutes 2007 5.25

Torts deemed as, Minn. Statutes 2007 5.25

Business trusts, see BUSINESS TRUSTS

Capital stock, see Shares under this topic

Certificates and certification

Authority, see Certificates of authority under this topic

Business transactions not authorized, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.23

Certificates of existence, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.06, 2007 303.08

Corporate names, changes, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.11

Dissolution, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.11

Mergers, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.11

Prima facie evidence, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.23

Certificates of authority

Applications, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.06, 2007 303.08

Attorney general, duties, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.18

Cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.18

Contents, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.08

Defaults, notice requirements, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.17, 2007 303.18

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2007 319B.02

Failure to obtain, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.20

Fines, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.19

Forfeiture, Agriculture Department, Minn. Statutes 2007 17.037

Issuance, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.05

License fees, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.07

Notices, filing, defined as updates, Minn. Statutes 2007 319B.02

Reinstatement, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.03, 2007 303.19

Requirement, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.03

Revocation, Minn. Statutes 2007 270C.721, 2007 303.17

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.05, 2007 303.17, 2007 303.19

Surcharges, Minn. Statutes 2007 5.32

Certificates of existence, filing, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.06, 2007 303.08

Certified copies, alternate names

Resolutions approving, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.05

Certifying to

Business transactions not authorized, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.23

Certificates of authority, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.08, 2007 303.17, 2007 303.19

Withdrawal from state, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.16

Collection agencies, financial reports and records, Minn. Statutes 2007 332.42

Complaints, answers, time, Minn. Statutes 2007 5.25

Consent, indistinguishable names

Business corporations, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.115

Limited liability companies, Minn. Statutes 2007 322B.12

Limited partnerships, Minn. Statutes 2007 321.0108

Nonprofit corporations, Minn. Statutes 2007 317A.115

Consolidations

With business corporations, names, use, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.115

With nonprofit corporations, names, use, Minn. Statutes 2007 317A.115

Constituent organizations

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.011

Foreign corporations defined as, Minn. Statutes 2007 322B.03

Foreign limited liability company defined as, Minn. Statutes 2007 322.03

Contested cases

Registered names, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.05

Tax noncompliance orders, Minn. Statutes 2007 270C.721

Contracts and agreements

Certificates of authority, failure to obtain, effect, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.20

Deemed business transactions, Minn. Statutes 2007 5.25

Cooperative associations

Election of application, Minn. Statutes 2007 308A.141

Names, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.05

Corporate names

Annual registration, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.14

Certificates of authority, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.06, 2007 303.08

Changes, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.11, 2007 303.17

Continuing, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.115

Distinguishing

Business corporations, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.115

Cooperative associations, Minn. Statutes 2007 308A.121

Limited liability companies, Minn. Statutes 2007 322B.12

Limited partnerships, Minn. Statutes 2007 321.0108

Nonprofit corporations, Minn. Statutes 2007 317A.115

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.05

Mergers, see same under this topic

Registered office or agents, changes, Minn. Statutes 2007 5.29, 2007 303.10

Reorganizations, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.115, 2007 317A.115, 2007 322B.12

Reserved names, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.117, 2007 317A.117

Revoked corporations, names available in electronic format, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.17

Successor corporations, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.115, 2007 317A.115

Withdrawal applications, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.16

Debt collection, business transactions, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.03

Definitions

Business corporations, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.011

Cooperative associations, Minn. Statutes 2007 308A.005

Foreign Corporation Act, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.02

Income and franchise taxes, Minn. Statutes 2007 290.01

Insurance law, Minn. Statutes 2007 60A.02

Limited liability companies, Minn. Statutes 2007 322B.03, 2007 322B.72

Professional firms, Minn. Statutes 2007 319B.02

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2007 272.03

Unemployment Insurance Law, Minn. Statutes 2007 268.035

Directors, see Board of directors under this topic

Dissenters' rights, business corporations, mergers or exchanges with, payment agreements, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.651

Dissolution, certificates, filing

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.11

Withdrawal from state, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.16

Domestic corporations, see BUSINESS CORPORATIONS

Employers, foreign corporations defined as, Minn. Statutes 2007 268.035

Exchanges

With business corporations, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.651

With limited liability companies, Minn. Statutes 2007 322B.12, 2007 322B.70, 2007 322B.76

Executors, foreign corporations acting as

Business transactions, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.03

Fees

Annual fees, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.22

Foreign nonprofit corporations, exception, Minn. Statutes 2007 317A.061

Fines, certificates of authority, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.19, 2007 303.20

Firms, foreign corporations defined as, Minn. Statutes 2007 319B.02

Foreign Corporation Act, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.01 to 2007 303.24

Foreign firms, foreign corporations defined as, Minn. Statutes 2007 319B.02

Foreign limited liability partnerships, see under LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIPS

Foreign nonprofit corporations, Minn. Statutes 2007 317A.061, 2007 317A.651

Foreign operating corporations

Adjusted net income, Minn. Statutes 2007 290.17

Alternative minimum taxable income, calculation, Minn. Statutes 2007 290.0921

Dividends, unitary businesses, effect on net income, Minn. Statutes 2007 290.17

Federal taxable income, additions, subtractions, Minn. Statutes 2007 290.01

Income tax returns, filing, exception, Minn. Statutes 2007 289A.08

Foreign professional firms, see under PROFESSIONAL FIRMS

Foreign sales corporations

Federal taxable income, additions, subtractions, Minn. Statutes 2007 290.01

Franchises, violations, service of process on, Minn. Statutes 2007 80C.20

Fraternal benefit societies, see Foreign or alien societies under FRATERNAL BENEFIT SOCIETIES

Fraud, certificates of authority, cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.18

Guardians and conservators, foreign corporations acting as

Business transactions, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.03

Income and franchise taxes

State income tax, jurisdiction not established, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.03

Injunctions, prohibited corporate names, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.05

Insurance corporations, see Foreign insurance companies under INSURANCE COMPANIES

Internet service providers, see under INTERNET

Investments in

Insurance companies, Minn. Statutes 2007 60L.07

Life insurance companies, Minn. Statutes 2007 61A.29

Jurisdiction, prohibited corporate names, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.05

Laws, amendment or repeal, legislature, rights, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.24

Lawsuits

Attorney general, duties, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.20

Business transactions, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.03

Certificates of authority, cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.18

Corporations without certificates of authority, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.20

Jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2007 491A.01, 2007 543.19

Mode of prosecution, Minn. Statutes 2007 316.01

Prohibited actions, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.20, 2007 316.01

Security for costs, Minn. Statutes 2007 549.18

Liability

Internet service providers, search warrants, Minn. Statutes 2007 626.18

Surviving corporations, Minn. Statutes 2007 322B.75

Licenses, see Certificates of authority under this topic

Limited liability partnerships, see Foreign limited liability partnerships under LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIPS

Loans by, business transactions, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.03

Loans to, business transactions, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.03

Loss of right to do business

Political contributions, violations, effect, Minn. Statutes 2007 211B.15

Meetings, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.03

Mergers

Certificates, filing, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.11, 2007 303.16, 2007 303.17

With business corporations, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.115, 2007 302A.651

With limited liability companies, Minn. Statutes 2007 322B.12, 2007 322B.70, 2007 322B.76

With nonprofit corporations, names, use, Minn. Statutes 2007 317A.115

Mortgages

Business transactions, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.03

Violations, certificates of authority, revocation, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.17

Motor carriers, see MOTOR CARRIERS

Motor vehicles, ownership

Reciprocity, motor vehicle registration taxes, Minn. Statutes 2007 168.181

Mutual fire insurance companies, see under FIRE INSURANCE

Names

Corporate names, see same under this topic

Registered names, see Corporate names under this topic

Reserved names, see Corporate names under this topic

Trade names, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.05

Nonprofit corporations, see Foreign nonprofit corporations under NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS

Nonprofit health service plan corporations, Minn. Statutes 2007 62C.08, 2007 62C.12

Officers

Assistant secretary, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.06, 2007 303.10, 2007 303.16

Certificates of authority, applications, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.06

President, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.06, 2007 303.10, 2007 303.16

Secretary, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.06, 2007 303.10, 2007 303.16

Service of process on, Minn. Statutes 2007 5.25

Vice-president, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.06, 2007 303.10, 2007 303.16

Offices, see Registered offices under this topic

Organizations, foreign corporations defined as, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.011

Parent corporations, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.011, 2007 302A.621

Payments by

Annual registration fee, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.14

Annual reports, fees, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.21

Fees, failure to pay, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.17

Instruments, filing fees, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.21

License fees, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.07, 2007 303.22

Service of process fees, Minn. Statutes 2007 5.25

Withdrawal application fees, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.16

Personal property, interest in, holding

Business transactions, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.03

Petitions by, shares, fair valuation, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.473

Political contributions, see Corporate political contributions under CONTRIBUTIONS

Powers, generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.09

President, execution by

Certificates of authority, applications, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.06

Registered office or agents, statements of change, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.10

Withdrawal applications, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.16

Professional firms, see PROFESSIONAL FIRMS

Real property, interest in, holding

Business transactions, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.03

Receivers

Execution by, withdrawal applications, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.16

Foreign corporations acting as, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.755, 2007 308A.951, 2007 317A.755, 2007 322B.84

Records and record keeping

Collection agencies, Minn. Statutes 2007 332.42

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.08

Tax audits, Minn. Statutes 2007 270C.31

Registered agents

Annual registration, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.14

Certificates of authority, application requirements, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.06

Foreign corporations acting as

Business corporations, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.121

Cooperative associations, Minn. Statutes 2007 308A.025

Foreign limited liability companies, Minn. Statutes 2007 322B.91

Limited liability companies, Minn. Statutes 2007 322B.13

Nonprofit corporations, Minn. Statutes 2007 317A.121

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.10

Service of process on, Minn. Statutes 2007 5.25, 2007 303.13, 2007 303.16

Statements of change, Minn. Statutes 2007 5.29, 2007 303.10

Vacancies, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.10, 2007 303.17

Registered names, see Corporate names under this topic

Registered offices

Addresses, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.02

Annual registration, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.14

Certificates of authority, applications, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.06

Relocation, filing, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.10

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.10

Statements of change, Minn. Statutes 2007 5.29, 2007 303.10

Reorganizations

With business corporations, names, use, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.115

With limited liability companies, names, use, Minn. Statutes 2007 322B.12

With nonprofit corporations, names, use, Minn. Statutes 2007 317A.115

Reports given

Annual reports, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.17, 2007 303.22, 2007 317A.061

Business activities report not established, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.03

Reserved names, see Corporate names under this topic

Residential care homes, see RESIDENTIAL CARE HOMES

Rights and privileges, generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.09

Secretary, execution by

Certificates of authority, applications, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.06

Registered office or agents, statements of change, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.10

Withdrawal applications, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.16

Securities and security interests

Business transactions, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.03

Service of process on

Certificates of authority, applications, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.06

Franchises, violations, Minn. Statutes 2007 80C.22

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 5.25, 2007 303.13

Process, defined, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.02

Secretary of state, agent for service of process, Minn. Statutes 2007 5.25, 2007 303.25

Surviving foreign corporations, Minn. Statutes 2007 322B.76

Workers' compensation petitions, Minn. Statutes 2007 176.295

Shareholders

Dissenters' rights, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.651

Meetings, business transactions, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.03

Votes and voting, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.447, 2007 322B.36

Shares

Cooperative associations, acquisition by, Minn. Statutes 2007 308A.201

Defined as personal property, Minn. Statutes 2007 272.03

Stock, defined as personal property, Minn. Statutes 2007 272.03

Subscriptions, mergers or exchanges, effect, Minn. Statutes 2007 322B.75

Signatures, notice, election of professional firm status, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.115

Stock, see Shares under this topic

Stockholders, see Shareholders under this topic

Subsidiaries, defined, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.011

Successor corporations, corporate names, use, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.115, 2007 317A.115

Summonses, lawsuits, commencement, Minn. Statutes 2007 316.01

Surviving corporations

Company names, use, limited liability companies, Minn. Statutes 2007 322B.12

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.011

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2007 322B.75

Foreign corporations defined as, Minn. Statutes 2007 322B.03

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2007 322B.75

Rights, privileges, immunities, and powers, Minn. Statutes 2007 322B.75

Surviving organizations, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.011

Tax returns

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2007 270B.14

Income and franchise taxes, filing, Minn. Statutes 2007 290.17

Torts, deemed business transactions, Minn. Statutes 2007 5.25

Trade names, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.05

Transacting business, see Business transactions under this topic

Trust associations, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.02, 2007 303.25

Trustees

Execution by, withdrawal applications, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.16

Foreign corporations acting as, business transactions, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.03

Vice-president, execution by

Certificates of authority, applications, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.06

Registered office or agents, statements of change, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.10

Withdrawal applications, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.16

Violations and penalties

Certificates of authority, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.05, 2007 303.17, 2007 303.18, 2007 303.20

Correction of violations, time allowed, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.17, 2007 303.18

Withdrawal, Minn. Statutes 2007 303.16

Workers' compensation petitions, service of process, Minn. Statutes 2007 176.295

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