The HBS Blog

The HBS Blog offers insight on Delaware corporations and LLCs as well as information about entrepreneurship, start-ups and general business topics.

What Is the Delaware Court of Chancery? By
What Is the Delaware Court of Chancery
The Delaware Court of Chancery has a long history deciding on equity and fairness between parties. The tiny coastal state of Delaware is widely recognized as the best state in which to form a company, not only in the United States but throughout the world. One of the key reasons for this is the Delaware Court of Chancery... Read More
How to Fix Business Mistakes in a Delaware Corporation By
how to fix business mistakes in a delaware corporation
Drafting corporate resolutions, recording meeting minutes and tracking stock available for issuance is sometimes seen as a distraction from the company’s primary focus of pursuing its business plan and achieving its goals... Read More
Business Dissolution: Two Ways to Go About It By
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When a Delaware company is no longer viable, there are two options available to the company owner in order to complete a business dissolution. One approach is to file the proper cancellation (for an LLC) or dissolution (for a corporation) documents with the state of Delaware to formally close the company... Read More
Doing Business in Maryland as a Delaware LLC By
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Maryland, like many other states, has an application process and a state fee for Delaware companies that operate there. The process in which a Delaware LLC registers in Maryland is called Foreign Qualification... Read More
Comparing Delaware Registered Agent Fees [Infographic] By
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Other companies tempt you with a low Registered Agent Fee and then increase it year after year... Read More
How to Choose a Delaware Registered Agent By
how to choose the best delaware registered agent
Delaware law dictates that every Delaware company (whether a corporation, LLC, LP, non-profit corporation or a public benefit corporation) must appoint a Registered Agent. Whether you are forming a new business entity or need to find an alternate Registered Agent for an existing company, there are plenty of Delaware Registered Agents available... Read More
Podcasts We Love: 5 Reasons Not to Sell Your Business By
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Our featured podcast this month is called Tropical MBA and is the brainchild of authors Dan Andrews and Ian Schoen. Episodes of their show have been used and integrated into business school curriculums across the United States... Read More
Advantages & Disadvantages of a Delaware Series LLC By
benefits of a Delaware Series LLC
There are several advantages to a Delaware series LLC, which is why so many people inquire about the structure of the Delaware series LLC. In a series LLC, owners need only form one LLC; they can then establish any number of separate series internally, without any additional expenses for the creation of an these individual series... Read More
Trustpilot Honors Delawareinc By
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Trustpilot recently announced that delawareinc (Harvard Business Services, Inc.) has achieved its “Milestone Award” for getting more than 500 reviews with a 9.7 TrustScore (out of 10). Only 15 companies have achieved such a score in Harvard’s category... Read More
Delaware Certificate of Good Standing: FAQs By
Delaware Certificate of Good Standing
Banks, angel investors, VC investors and other reasons you may need a Certificate of Good Standing. This certified document, which is produced by the Delaware Secretary of State’s office, is required for real estate closings as well as accounting and legal matters... Read More