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Corporate Law

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Delaware Corporation and Entity Laws

The Sections of the Delaware Code that pertain to Legal Entities are: Title 5 – Banking Chapter 7 – Corporation Law for State Banks and Trust Companies Title 6 – Commerce and Trade Article 9 – Secured Transactions and UCC filings Chapter 15 – Partnership Chapter 17 – Limited Partnerships Chapter 18 – Limited Liability […]

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After Incorporation or Formation, What’s Next? (What’s the Difference between Incorporation and Licensing?)

Summary A business entity’s life cycle begins with the legal process known as “incorporation” or “formation.” Once formed, a business entity is not automatically ready to start doing business. Most businesses must also obtain proper business licenses and permits to operate. It is critically important to understand these obligations in each jurisdiction where you operate. […]

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Forming a Delaware Corporation

Summary Companies of all sizes, including more than 50% of U.S. publicly traded companies, 64% of the Fortune 500, and thousands of subsidiaries of companies based outside of the United States have chosen Delaware as their corporate home. Before making any decisions, consult corporate governance and law experts and make critical decisions about governance and […]

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Delaware’s Alternatives to Corporations

Delaware offers business solutions for managers and investors that go far beyond traditional stock corporations. Although the governing laws may differ, Delaware’s other advantages remain the same for these alternative entities excellent courts, a legislature willing to work with Delaware’s corporate bar, and a service-oriented Secretary of State’s Office. Thus, no matter which corporate form […]

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