The HBS Blog offers insight on Delaware corporations and LLCs as well as information about entrepreneurship, startups, cryptocurrency, venture capitalism and general business topics.
Where Should I Form My Company?
Monday, April 6, 2020
If you were forming a local plumbing firm, I would say form it in your home state, but if you’re out to build a business that will be global in nature and scale up to what might now seem like a mighty dream, then Delaware is the only way to go... Read More
Converting a Non-U.S. Entity to a Delaware Corporation
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
We have recently received numerous requests from clients based outside of the United States regarding converting, or “domesticating,” their already existing company based in another country into Delaware... Read More
Nevada Corporate Law: Embracing the Reckless Fiduciary
Monday, March 30, 2020
A recent Nevada Supreme Court decision held that an officer or director of a Nevada corporation can act in a grossly negligent, uninformed, careless, or even reckless manner and still not violate his or her fiduciary duty of care to the company and the shareholders... Read More
Letter from the President of Harvard Business Services
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Over the last two weeks, our Information Technology (IT) team has expanded our company’s overall capacity to work remotely. If every single one of our team members must work from home, our company is able to continue to offer all products and services, and maintain the same high standards to which you are accustomed... Read More
Does the IRS Make Company and Tax ID Information Public?
Monday, March 23, 2020
The IRS releases very little information to the public and takes privacy and confidentiality of personal and business tax-related info very seriously. Only a Responsible Party, an officer of a corporation, partner in a partnership, or general partner of a limited partnership can call the IRS and retrieve an EIN... Read More
Cash Reserves: How Much Does Your Business Need?
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
How much money in cash reserves should your company have? There is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question... Read More
Doing Business in Montana with a Delaware Company
Monday, March 16, 2020
Montana, like other states has an application process, a state fee, and also requires a Certificate of Good Standing from Delaware in order to register the Delaware LLC or Corporation to do business in Montana as a foreign entity... Read More
What to Consider When Naming a Company
Andrew Millman, Justin Damiani
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
We can check the company name for any Delaware startup, and typically receive a definitive answer on whether or not it contains any restricted words and if the proposed company name will get approved by the Delaware Division of Corporations... Read More
How to Verify Your Business Address with TransferWise
Monday, March 9, 2020
Many of our international clients have chosen to work with TransferWise for their banking needs. When opening and verifying your business account, TransferWise will ask for some information and documentation for your company... Read More
What to Know about California’s LLC Forms
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
States require different forms when you register a foreign company for Foreign Qualification. California has three different forms for LLCs... Read More