International Association of
Commercial Administrators
(IACA)
Corporate Registers Forum
11th Annual Conference Rio De Jane...
Agenda
 IACA Overview
 Update from 36th Annual IACA Conference
 Invitation to 37th Annual IACA Conference
IACA
 International Association of Commercial
Administrators
 Incorporated in 1978 as a non-profit
corporation under the...
IACA (cont.)
 Purpose:
 To improve the administration of business and
commercial departments of governmental
agencies th...
Membership
 General Members
 Employees of governmental agencies with
administrative or policy authority for, or provide
...
Membership (cont.)
 International Members
 Jurisdictions representing foreign governmental
agencies having administrativ...
IACA Board of Directors
 Board of Directors elected by the membership
 Four sections, each with a Chair and Vice-Chair
...
IACA Board of Directors
 (BOS) Business Organization Section
 The Business Organization Section is open to members who
h...
IACA Board of Directors
 (STS) Secured Transaction Section
 The Secured Transaction Section is open to members who have
...
IACA Board of Directors
 (ITS) Information Technology Section
 The Information Technology Section provides a forum for
i...
IACA Board of Directors
 (ITS) International Relations Section
 The International Relations Section provides a
forum for...
36th Annual IACA Conference
IACA Boston, Massachusetts
 Sunday, May 12 – Thursday, May 16, 2013
 More than 200 attendees
 Representatives of govern...
IACA Boston (cont.)
 General session topics included:
 New Zealand Business Register
 Notary System in Netherlands
 Up...
IACA Boston (cont.)
 Individual/joint breakout session topics
included:
 International Business Registers
 Large Filers...
IACA Boston (cont.)
 Round table topics included:
 Customer Service “Live Chat”
 Business Registration Compliance
 Day...
IACA Boston (cont.)
 Partners in Progress sessions
 Interested vendors had an opportunity to give
a brief presentation s...
IACA Boston (cont.)
 IACA Merit Awards
 Colorado – Outstanding Online Enhancement
 Ghana – Outstanding System Developme...
IACA Boston (cont.)
 The conference concluded with the annual
closing business meeting.
 Jurisdictional Presentations in...
37th Annual IACA Conference
 Sunday, May 18 – Thursday, May 22, 2014
 Milwaukee, Wisconsin
 Registration available on w...
IACA 2014 – Milwaukee, WI
 Conference will be
held at Hyatt
Regency Milwaukee
located in downtown
Milwaukee
 Room rate
n...
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
 Harley-Davidson Museum
 Harley-Davidson, Inc. established in 1903
 More than 450 motorcycles and ...
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
 Miller Park
 Home of the Milwaukee Brewers
 Racing Sausages
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
 Mitchell Park Conservatory
 Desert Dome, Tropical Dome, Floral Show
Dome
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
 Milwaukee Public Museum
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
 Milwaukee Art Museum
IACA Milwaukee (cont.)
 General Session topics to include:
 Evolution of a Business Office
 Court Ordered Removal of a ...
IACA Milwaukee (cont.)
 Individual/Joint breakout session topics include:
 Best Practices in Development of a State Busi...
IACA 2014 – Milwaukee, WI
 Visit Milwaukee
 http://www.visitmilwaukee.org/visitors/qwickclick
 Visit www.iaca.org for c...
Any Questions….
Thank You
Jenny Acker Mike Smith
IACA, President IACA, President-Elect
Corporations Bureau Director Director of Communicat...
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  1. 1. International Association of Commercial Administrators (IACA) Corporate Registers Forum 11th Annual Conference Rio De Janeiro, Brazil March 19, 2014 © 2014 International Association of Commercial Administrators
  2. 2. Agenda  IACA Overview  Update from 36th Annual IACA Conference  Invitation to 37th Annual IACA Conference
  3. 3. IACA  International Association of Commercial Administrators  Incorporated in 1978 as a non-profit corporation under the laws of the State of Louisiana.  IACA is an association for the professionals of governmental agencies charged with the administration of business organization and secured transaction laws and for technology managers who support these functions.
  4. 4. IACA (cont.)  Purpose:  To improve the administration of business and commercial departments of governmental agencies through  Mutual cooperation  Exchange of ideas  Education  Promotion of legislation  Greater efficiency in government and to provide superior customer service at the least possible cost.
  5. 5. Membership  General Members  Employees of governmental agencies with administrative or policy authority for, or provide supporting information/technology services to, business entities divisions or Uniform Commercial Code divisions (also know as personal property or secured interest registers).  Governmental agencies shall be agencies of each state, commonwealth and territory of the US and provinces and territories of Canada and the federal government of Canada.
  6. 6. Membership (cont.)  International Members  Jurisdictions representing foreign governmental agencies having administrative or policy authority for, or provide supporting information/technology services to, business entities divisions or those divisions of agencies which handle matters contained in or similar to, Uniform Commercial Code.  Governmental agencies shall be agencies of foreign countries, states and territories outside the US and Canada.
  7. 7. IACA Board of Directors  Board of Directors elected by the membership  Four sections, each with a Chair and Vice-Chair  Business Organization Section (BOS)  Secured Transaction Section (STS)  Information Technology Section (ITS)  International Relations Section (IRS)
  8. 8. IACA Board of Directors  (BOS) Business Organization Section  The Business Organization Section is open to members who have the responsibility of business entity registration and non- profit corporation registration functions in their jurisdictions.  The membership is taking the lead in developing new technologies affecting the program areas of BOS including e- government solutions.  The BOS works closely with other organizations with common interests to effect legal changes and otherwise improve the operation of business registries in all jurisdictions.  The members of the section serve in advisory roles on a number of committees of the American Bar Association and the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws.
  9. 9. IACA Board of Directors  (STS) Secured Transaction Section  The Secured Transaction Section is open to members who have responsibility for the personal property transaction registry functions in their jurisdiction. The section’s major efforts are focused on the standardization of information requirements and the search results in secured transaction registries in order to give financers greater confidence in lending.  STS played a significant role in shaping provisions in the revisions of Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code while being instrumental in the development and implementation of electronic filing of financing statements pursuant to international standards, lending innovation in the development of e- government solutions in these areas and developing model forms and administrative rules for secured transaction registry functions.  The members of the section work closely with the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws and the Permanent Editorial Board for the Uniform Commercial Code to promote positive changes in, or highlight issues within, the UCC.
  10. 10. IACA Board of Directors  (ITS) Information Technology Section  The Information Technology Section provides a forum for information systems professionals to share knowledge and experiences in supporting the filing officers in their respective jurisdictions.  ITS supports the Business Organization, Secured Transaction and International Relations sections in recommending best practices, fostering communications between business and technical resources and developing and implementing technology solutions in IACA’s focus areas.  ITS is dedicated to attracting a wide range of technology professionals to the annual IACA Conference by presenting rich and relevant session content.
  11. 11. IACA Board of Directors  (ITS) International Relations Section  The International Relations Section provides a forum for the exchange of information between countries and service organizations to assist emerging nations in developing effective registry systems and to allow IACA membership to benefit from experiences and viewpoints of those in similar positions in foreign nations.
  12. 12. 36th Annual IACA Conference
  13. 13. IACA Boston, Massachusetts  Sunday, May 12 – Thursday, May 16, 2013  More than 200 attendees  Representatives of government and industry from:  5 Canadian provinces and 2 federal agencies  38 US States  20 additional countries
  14. 14. IACA Boston (cont.)  General session topics included:  New Zealand Business Register  Notary System in Netherlands  Updates from International Associations  Records Retention and Digital Archiving  Fraudulent Filings  ECRF/CRF/IACA 2012 Survey  Online Filings
  15. 15. IACA Boston (cont.)  Individual/joint breakout session topics included:  International Business Registers  Large Filers and Jurisdictions Working Better Together  Responding to New Legislation  Cloud Computing  Mobile Applications  Wikis and Collaborative Documentation
  16. 16. IACA Boston (cont.)  Round table topics included:  Customer Service “Live Chat”  Business Registration Compliance  Day-to-Day Issues  Business Registers Interoperability  New Legislation  Attracting IT Talent, eNotification, Disaster Recovery
  17. 17. IACA Boston (cont.)  Partners in Progress sessions  Interested vendors had an opportunity to give a brief presentation showcasing their products or services to all attendees.  Q&A session followed with all vendors permitted one person to represent their organization on the panel.
  18. 18. IACA Boston (cont.)  IACA Merit Awards  Colorado – Outstanding Online Enhancement  Ghana – Outstanding System Development  Nevada – Outstanding Technical Service  South Carolina – Outstanding Partnership Process
  19. 19. IACA Boston (cont.)  The conference concluded with the annual closing business meeting.  Jurisdictional Presentations included:  Australia and Personal Property Security  Massachusetts Electronic Filing System  Portal for Intellectual Property  European Activities of BR Communications: ECRF, E-Codex, EBR and BRIS
  20. 20. 37th Annual IACA Conference  Sunday, May 18 – Thursday, May 22, 2014  Milwaukee, Wisconsin  Registration available on www.iaca.org
  21. 21. IACA 2014 – Milwaukee, WI  Conference will be held at Hyatt Regency Milwaukee located in downtown Milwaukee  Room rate negotiated for attendees $114USD
  22. 22. Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  23. 23. Milwaukee, Wisconsin  Harley-Davidson Museum  Harley-Davidson, Inc. established in 1903  More than 450 motorcycles and artifacts, dating back to Serial Number One, the oldest known Harley-Davidson motorcycle.
  24. 24. Milwaukee, Wisconsin  Miller Park  Home of the Milwaukee Brewers  Racing Sausages
  25. 25. Milwaukee, Wisconsin  Mitchell Park Conservatory  Desert Dome, Tropical Dome, Floral Show Dome
  26. 26. Milwaukee, Wisconsin  Milwaukee Public Museum
  27. 27. Milwaukee, Wisconsin  Milwaukee Art Museum
  28. 28. IACA Milwaukee (cont.)  General Session topics to include:  Evolution of a Business Office  Court Ordered Removal of a Filing  Social Media  Updates from International Associations  ECRF/CRF/IACA Survey  Jurisdictional Presentations  IACA Merit Awards
  29. 29. IACA Milwaukee (cont.)  Individual/Joint breakout session topics include:  Best Practices in Development of a State Business Center  Jurisdictional Guidelines (Filing Chart)  Improving Constituent Communications  Business Identity Theft  Coding Challenge  Post 2010 Amendment World/Legislative Updates  IT Workforce Retention  BOS, STS and ITS Roundtable Discussions  Expedited Services  Registration & Enforcement of Trademarks & Service Marks
  30. 30. IACA 2014 – Milwaukee, WI  Visit Milwaukee  http://www.visitmilwaukee.org/visitors/qwickclick  Visit www.iaca.org for conference registration, draft agenda and additional details as they become available.
  31. 31. Any Questions….
  32. 32. Thank You Jenny Acker Mike Smith IACA, President IACA, President-Elect Corporations Bureau Director Director of Communications WI Dept of Financial Institutions Georgia Superior Court Clerks’ Authority Division Corporate & Consumer Services +1-404-327-9753 +1-608-264-7801 mike.smith@gsccca.org Jennifer.Acker@wisconsin.gov

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