The HBS Blog offers insight on Delaware corporations and LLCs as well as information about entrepreneurship, start-ups and general business topics.
What Does It Mean to Be a Shareholder in a Corporation?
Monday, December 12, 2016
A shareholder is an individual or entity that holds shares representing an equity ownership interest in a corporation, often termed either common or preferred stock. A shareholder can also be referred to interchangeably as a stockholder... Read More
Business Resources for Minority Entrepreneurs
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
As champions of start-up companies, we are always looking for ways to help entrepreneurs, especially those who are underrepresented. We are pleased to share the following guide, our first (but not last) Business Resources for Minority Entrepreneurs... Read More
ACH E-Check Now Accepted on Our Website
Monday, December 5, 2016
Many of our clients have asked us to have ACH (E-Check) as an option for making payments via our website. Your request has been granted, and starting December 5, 2016 ACH (E-Check) will now be a payment option when you place any order via our website... Read More
9 Steps to Take Before You Close Your Company
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Sometimes, despite meticulous strategies, our business plans don’t come to fruition, and we have to accept that the start-up we have worked so hard to establish is just not succeeding the way we hoped it would... Read More
NY’s LLC Publication Requirement for Foreign Entities
Monday, November 28, 2016
If you would like to operate your Delaware LLC in the state of New York, you can easily do so after you file for Foreign Qualification.
Foreign Qualification is the process in which the New York Department of State gives your Delaware LLC permission to legally operate in that state... Read More
Hague Convention Apostille Countries [Infographic]
Veselin Ganev, Andrew Millman, Meri Weiss
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
If you do business internationally, you may need to provide an Apostille document, which authenticates your formation documents | Why you need an apostille.. Read More
Foreign Qualify an LLC in Wisconsin
Monday, November 21, 2016
An LLC that is formed in Delaware is domestic to Delaware and foreign to every other state.
The Foreign Qualification process is the way in which another state gives a business owner the permission to operate in that state using the Delaware LLC... Read More
7 Services You Should Expect from Your Registered Agent
Monday, November 14, 2016
Is your Delaware Registered Agent doing everything it can for you and your business? While all Registered Agents abide by basic standards, an exceptional one will offer you services that are both convenient and necessary to business owners... Read More
The Court of Chancery: Part of the Delaware Advantage
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
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
Doing Business in West Virginia with a Delaware Company
Monday, November 7, 2016
When a Delaware company is formed, the business is domestic to Delaware and foreign to every other state. If you are operating in the state of West Virginia with a Delaware corporation or LLC, your business is foreign to West Virginia.
The process by which West Virginia gives your Delaware company permission to operate there is called Foreign Qualification. Each state’s requirements when it comes to Foreign Qualification are different... Read More