The HBS Blog offers insight on Delaware corporations and LLCs as well as information about entrepreneurship, startups, cryptocurrency, venture capitalism and general business topics.
The Court of Chancery: Part of the Delaware Advantage
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Delaware’s “corporate crown” can be credited in large part to a court system whose roots reach back to feudal England. In its infancy the Court of Chancery was set up by the King of England to hear matters where no law was in existence to settle some disputes... Read More
How to Do Business in Ohio with a Delaware Company
Monday, May 21, 2018
If you fail to comply with local compliance issues, you may be putting the protection of your company at risk; thus, if you’d like to operate your Delaware company in the state of Ohio, you must file for Foreign Qualification in order to do so... Read More
EIN vs ITIN: What's the Difference?
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
There are many numbers that are used to identify ourselves and our corporations or LLCs, such as a Social Security number, driver's license number, passport number, DUNS number and EIN (Employer Identification Number).
Many business owners and employees wonder about the differences between the Federal Employer Tax ID number (EIN) and the individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN)... Read More
Can I Convert a Corporation to an LLC?
Monday, May 14, 2018
A Delaware LLC structure is more flexible than a corporation, as an LLC Operating Agreement may contain provisions and terms that would not be permissible in the context of a Delaware corporation... Read More
What is a Series LLC? Should I Form One?
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
The Delaware LLC laws allow for the creation of a very interesting and unique entity, the series LLC. In a Delaware series LLC, each series is treated as a separate entity, meaning the debts, liabilities, obligations and expenses of one series cannot be enforced against another series of the LLC, or against the LLC as a whole... Read More
We Proudly Sponsor a Local Middle School Student
Monday, May 7, 2018
The BPA conference is a national conference in which thousands of students from across the country gather to compete, showcase their business skills and develop their leadership acumen... Read More
Do I Need a Business License? | Business License Info
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
No matter what type of business you own—whether it’s in a physical storefront or based online—and regardless if it’s a small or large company, you are going to need to obtain and maintain a business license (possibly more than one)... Read More
How to Register a Delaware Company in North Dakota
Monday, April 30, 2018
Foreign Qualification is the process in which another state gives your Delaware company the authority to operate there, but under Delaware’s law structure... Read More
The History of the Delaware Court of Chancery
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
The Court of Chancery possesses, and relies on, many years of judicial precedents; it is these judicial precedents that the founders and CEO’s of some of the world’s biggest and most successful companies are seeking when they incorporate in Delaware... Read More
What Is A Certified Copy for a Delaware Company?
Monday, April 23, 2018
A Certified Copy can be used as evidence to show that a particular filing was filed legally with the state of Delaware’s Division of Corporations on a specific date; it also proves whether it has been filed at all... Read More