Except as in this section otherwise provided, this chapter shall be applicable to all foreign corporations heretofore or hereafter transacting business in this state.
Any foreign corporation licensed to transact business in this state when this chapter became effective, which thereafter obtains a certificate of authority, pursuant to the provisions of this section, may continue to transact business in this state pursuant to the certificate of authority, using the name under which it was, on April 21, 1935, licensed to transact business in this state, whether or not the use of the name is in violation of the provisions of section 303.05.
Nothing herein contained shall be construed to exempt the foreign corporation from the obligation of making annual reports and paying license fees in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes