The HBS Blog offers insight on Delaware corporations and LLCs as well as information about entrepreneurship, startups, cryptocurrency, venture capitalism and general business topics.
Why Delaware Corporate Law Matters So Much
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
It’s a fact that Delaware is the Incorporation Capital of the World, but how has Delaware’s corporate law affected the business world, and why?.. Read More
Reporting LLC and Corporate Beneficial Owners to the Government
Monday, January 18, 2021
Harvard Business Services has been following the status of this law closely for over a year, mindful of its substantial impact on our current and future formation and registered agent clients. The requirements of the Act have changed little over its various iterations... Read More
What Is The Role of a President of a Corporation?
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
The person who is President of a company is in the highest position within an organization and, in some cases, takes on the title of Chief Executive Officer as well... Read More
Free Webinar: Demystifying the Public Benefit Corporation
Monday, January 11, 2021
In this webinar, Harvard Business Services’ General Counsel, Jarrod Melson leads a discussion on the structure, purpose, and operation of Delaware PBCs. See what topics we’ll be covering... Read More
Can I Convert a Corporation to an LLC?
Tuesday, January 5, 2021
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
How a Dual Class Share Structure Affects Shareholder Voting Rights
Monday, January 4, 2021
In a dual class share structure, public investors in an IPO receive common stock with little to no voting rights, while founders receive either the only voting stock in the corporation or stock with voting power often ten-times that of public investors... Read More
Company Name Not Available... Now What?
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Perhaps you’re forming a new Delaware Corporation under the name, Jones Financial Services Inc. and the name is not available in Delaware. A slight alteration to the entity name such as Jones Financial Group Inc. or Jones Financial Solutions Inc. may be successful... Read More
How to Create a Second Company with the Same Name
Monday, December 14, 2020
Say you have an active Delaware Limited Liability Company named Sports Apparel LLC, and would like to form a new Delaware Corporation. You can form the new corporation with the same basic name, such as Sports Apparel Inc., as long as you submit a consent form along with your filing of the new Certificate of Incorporation... Read More
Why Convert Your Tax Status from S-Corp to C-Corp
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
The most common change in taxation status is from a C corporation (usually a General Corporation) to an S corporation in order to allow for pass-through taxation of income or loss. This is typically done to avoid double taxation of corporate income... Read More
General Partnership vs Limited Partnership
Devin Scott, Michael Kupfer
Monday, December 7, 2020
When partnering with a company or an individual, it is often important to know exactly what your roles, duties, and liabilities may be. There are two common types of partnerships that often get confused: general partnership and limited partnership... Read More