About Corporations

Companies planning to go public one day will typically form general corporations. In these blogs, we explain all you need to know.

Top 10 Terms When Forming a Corporation By Justin Damiani Tuesday, April 11, 2023 Top 10 Terms for CorporationWhen we talk to our clients, specific questions or terms are often mentioned during the formation process. Discover some of the most frequently used corporate terms and lingo used when forming a Delaware corporation then form a corporation of your own today... Read More
Greater Scrutiny to Board Actions Affecting Stockholder Voting Rights By Jarrod Melson, Esq. Tuesday, April 4, 2023 Court Scruitny for board actionsDelaware’s Court of Chancery applies greater scrutiny when reviewing board actions that affect stockholder voting. Learn more about shareholder voting rights... Read More
Directors Cannot Vote By Proxy at Board Meetings By Jarrod Melson, Esq. Tuesday, March 14, 2023 Board of DirectorsCan directors vote by proxy at board meetings? Learn about the rules of board meeting votes and what happens when a board member cannot be present... Read More
My Delaware Corporation Was Voided. Now What? By Amy Fountain Monday, October 31, 2022 what happens if your delaware corporation is voidedAn LLC (limited liability company) or LP (limited partnership) that does not pay its Franchise Tax Fees for three years in a row will be cancelled by the state.. Read More
Delaware 2022 Corporate Law Amendments – A “Must Know” Summary By Jarrod Melson, Esq. Tuesday, October 4, 2022 2022 Corporate Law AmendmentsThe Delaware Legislature adopted the amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Act which all directors, officers, and stockholders of Delaware corporations need to become familiar with. Jarrod Melson explains the changes you need to consider in this new blog... Read More
Par Value: How Low Can You Go? By Paul Sponaugle Monday, October 3, 2022 how to calculate par valuePar value is the lowest limit set to the value of a share of stock in a corporation. Shares can be sold for more than par value, but not less... Read More
What Is a Certificate of Incumbency? By HBS Monday, September 19, 2022 what is a certificate of incumbencyThe Certificate of Incumbency displays the names and positions of the corporation’s directors and officers. It also includes information related to whether they were appointed or elected, and the term of their office... Read More
Perpetual Existence for Corporations By HBS Tuesday, September 6, 2022 A corporation typically “lives” separately from its founder(s), shareholders, and employees. In other words, regardless of individuals involved in the business quitting, retiring, or even passing away, the business entity will still exist... Read More
Why Venture Capitalists Prefer Delaware C-Corps By HBS Monday, August 29, 2022 Why Do Investors Prefer Delaware C CorporationsThe first requirement of every serious investor, angel investor and Venture Capitalist is the same: your company must be a Delaware C corporation before they will even consider investing in it... Read More
How to Fix Business Mistakes in a Delaware Corporation By Brett Melson Monday, August 8, 2022 how to fix business mistakes in a delaware corporationDrafting 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