The Delaware Advantage

The state of Delaware is considered the best place in the world to form a business. Here's why, plus tips on how to maintain a Delaware company.

What Is the Delaware Court of Chancery? By Jeremy Reed Monday, June 22, 2020 What Is the Delaware Court of ChanceryThe 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
What is a Delaware Statutory Trust? By Rick Bell Monday, June 15, 2020 Delaware statutory trustDelaware is one of the few states in America to have a statutory trust law. Most states still rely upon common law trusts, which have many outdated rules that can create uncertainty about a number of legal aspects of the trust... Read More
Which Companies Are Physically Based in Delaware? By Michael Kupfer Monday, June 8, 2020 We cover the various reasons why Delaware is the most popular choice for incorporation elsewhere on this site, but here we’ll take a look at some of the noteworthy and well-known companies with their base of operations within Delaware’s state borders... Read More
Delaware Foreign Qualification for Out-of-State Companies By Andrew Millman Monday, May 25, 2020 Even though we specialize in Delaware companies, if you need foreign qualification for your non-Delaware entity to be authorized to do business in the State of Delaware, we can help... Read More
Where Should I Form My Company? By Rick Bell Monday, April 6, 2020 If you were forming a local plumbing firm, I would say form it in your home state, but if you’re out to build a business that will be global in nature and scale up to what might now seem like a mighty dream, then Delaware is the only way to go... Read More
Converting a Non-U.S. Entity to a Delaware Corporation By Justin Damiani Tuesday, March 31, 2020 We have recently received numerous requests from clients based outside of the United States regarding converting, or “domesticating,” their already existing company based in another country into Delaware... Read More
Nevada Corporate Law: Embracing the Reckless Fiduciary By Jarrod Melson Monday, March 30, 2020 A recent Nevada Supreme Court decision held that an officer or director of a Nevada corporation can act in a grossly negligent, uninformed, careless, or even reckless manner and still not violate his or her fiduciary duty of care to the company and the shareholders... Read More
What Is a Conformed Signature? By Devin Scott Tuesday, February 25, 2020 what is a conformed signatureA conformed signature indicates that a real signature has been used on the original document. Oftentimes, business transactions are done by smartphone while on the go. Many people know already that Delaware will accept faxed and emailed copies of documents that require signatures... Read More
Free Webinar: How and Why to Start a Delaware Company By Michael Kupfer Tuesday, January 14, 2020 Start with a BANG – by starting your own business! In this 60-minute interactive session, Harvard’s President, Michael Bell, will explain how to start a Delaware company and why Delaware is the popular choice for so many entrepreneurs... Read More
Using a Delaware Company for an Amazon Seller (FBA) Business By Michael Kupfer Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Amazon sellers can use Delaware companies.Beyond simply having the required information to sell through Amazon, sellers need to consider the business structure that best meets their needs... Read More