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A written record used by corporations to document formal decisions made by the board of directors and/or shareholders

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There may be a scenario where a company needs to provide formal evidence of a decision made by its decision makers. By creating and executing a Corporate Resolution document, you can prove the legitimacy of the authorized corporate course of action to third parties.

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A corporate resolution is a written record used by corporations to document formal decisions made by the board of directors and/or shareholders - either in a meeting or by written consent.

  1. Corporate Details: List the official legal name, state of formation, and address of the company.

  2. Adoption date and method: Specify which group approved the resolution, when the resolution was made, and whether it transpired at a meeting or via written consent.  

  3. Resolution details: Include the specifics of the resolution(s). 

  4. Certification: Certification is a process in which the corporate representative(s) (typically the secretary or president) sign the resolution document. This may be required by third parties relying on them in scenarios such as obtaining a loan for the corporation. For resolutions passed at a meeting, certification is necessary to assure the reader that the contents of the document accurately reflect the decisions made at the meeting.

You may want to create this document:

  1. For record-keeping purposes; and/or

  2. To demonstrate the validity of the corporation’s decision to a third party.


Examples of decisions include, but aren’t limited to,:

  1. Authorizations for officers to act;

    1. Such as borrowing authorizations, asset transfer authority, trade securities, etc.

  2. Increase dividend distributions to shareholders;

  3. Acquisition of other businesses;

  4. Appointing or hiring new officers; and

  5. Issuing loans.


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Generally, a corporate resolution does not need to be notarized because it is not being filed outside of the business

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