About Corporations

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

Board of Directors Oversight: Do’s & Don’ts By Christina Cornelius Tuesday, April 3, 2018 board of directors dos and don'tsErik Nielsen, PhD has more than 35 years of experience in higher education. He is currently the Consulting Vice President of Kaludis Consulting and he served as president of Franklin College of Switzerland for 17 years... Read More
Company Structure: Corporation By Brett Melson Monday, July 18, 2016 what is the structure of a corporationThe Delaware General Corporation Law is flexible with respect to the type and number of officers a Delaware corporation must appoint. The applicable portion of the Delaware Corporation Law provides that a Delaware corporation shall have “such officers with such titles and duties as shall be stated in the bylaws or in a resolution of the Board of Directors which is not inconsistent with the bylaws.”.. Read More
What Is Stock? What Does It Mean to Own Stock? By Brett Melson Monday, October 5, 2015 what is stockStock represents an equity ownership in an entity, and normally, with certain exceptions, is given in exchange for a paid-in capital contribution to a business. Ownership of stock does not entitle the holder to specific property or assets of the company, but rather, provides the holder with a share of the entity’s profits and gains, normally through the receipt of dividends... Read More
Two Major Food Companies Sign Merger Agreement By Michael Bell Tuesday, April 14, 2015 heinz and kraft mergerH.J. Heinz Company and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. signed a definitive merger agreement to create The Kraft Heinz Company... Read More
How to Convert a C Corporation to an LLC By Paul Sponaugle Tuesday, January 13, 2015 To convert your C-corp to an LLC, file a conversion with your state & then notify the IRS. You can also convert an LLC to S-corp tax status... Read More
Issuing Stock Certificates for a Delaware Corporation By Andrew Millman Tuesday, November 18, 2014 issuing stock certificates for a delaware corporationYou’ve set up your new Delaware corporation, obtained the EIN (also known as a Federal Tax ID Number), opened the bank account, elected the Board of Directors and appointed the officers—what’s next?.. Read More
A Delaware Corporation Doing Business in Texas By Devin Scott Monday, November 3, 2014 delaware corporation doing business in texasThe foreign registration is how Texas gives you the permission or authority to have a Delaware corporation doing business in Texas... Read More
The Corporation Tickler: What It Is and How to Use It By Andrew Millman Tuesday, November 26, 2013 The corporation tickler is an organizational tool that is an important asset for your corporation or LLC. Here’s the best way to use it... Read More
Public Benefit Corporation By Rick Bell Tuesday, November 5, 2013 What is a Delaware public benefit corporation? Harvard Business Services, Inc. outlines the facts on a public benefit corporation... Read More
How Financial Leverage Works By Gregg Schoenberg Monday, March 25, 2013 Learn more about financial leverage in this great article... Read More