The State of Delaware has passed legislation ordering the increase of fees due to them for all services they perform like forming corporations and LLCs and providing Certificates of Good Standing as well as basically all of their other corporate services. The change to the Delaware Corporations Fee Schedule come into effect on Aug 1, 2009 so if you are thinking about forming a new company, now is the time to do it! Before you have to pay more for the same service on or after August 1, 2009.

The G20 talks were considered a great success by the participants, but leave many wondering about what happened to financial privacy. The world seems to be heading in the distinct direction of us all having to give up any semblance of privacy in our lives, financial or otherwise.

The good news is that all of us involved in legitimate business and tax economization strategies have our names on the companies anyway, so ultimately this won't affect us at all.

Fly to the US and walk into a bank in person.
There are other options, as well

Hello! This is my first entry in VALIS International's blog. I will use it to post a unofficial messages about our services, some news messages in industry and more. I like it and I hope you will like it too and will be happy to comment on my posts here!