NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

KEMP EXPANDS GEORGIA'S CROWDFUNDING RULE

ATLANTA – On July 11, 2017, Secretary of State Brian Kemp, as Georgia’s Commissioner of Securities, amended the state’s crowdfunding rule to allow more companies to utilize the Invest Georgia Exemption (IGE). The IGE is widely recognized as one of the most successful crowdfunding rules in the country, and over fifty entities currently utilize ... [Read More]

KEMP: CORPORATIONS DIVISION SHATTERS RECORDS FOR FILINGS, PROCESSING SPEED

ATLANTA, GA – Today Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced a record-breaking 637,587 annual registrations have been filed in Georgia year-to-date through the office’s Corporations Division. This figure shatters the all-time record, last year’s overall total of 633,298 annual registrations, and business filings are being processed at record ... [Read More]

KEMP: OVER 600 GROUPS REQUESTED GEORGIA’S PUBLIC VOTER LIST IN 18 MONTHS

ATLANTA, GA – When Secretary of State Brian Kemp took his oath of office, he swore to uphold the U.S. Constitution and the laws of our state. Much misinformation has recently flooded the media regarding Georgia's participation in providing voter information to the Trump administration. Under state law, parts of the voter registration rolls ... [Read More]

KEMP ISSUES SWEEPSTAKES SCAM ALERT

ATLANTA – Today Secretary of State Brian Kemp is warning Georgians about a new scam. According to the Federal Trade Commission, con artists holding out as government officials are calling people to tell them that they have won a cash sweepstakes through the Make-a-Wish Foundation, a national charity for sick children. To claim the prize, scammers tell ... [Read More]

KEMP CERTIFIES JUNE 20 RUNOFF

ATLANTA – Late yesterday evening on June 26, 2017, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp certified the results for the June 20 runoff between Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel. Secretary Kemp affirms that Cobb, DeKalb, and Fulton counties have provided the total votes tabulated for each candidate and that the returns are ... [Read More]