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Delaware Blank Check Preferred Stock By Rick Bell Tuesday, April 11, 2017 delaware blank check preferred stockEvery Delaware General Corporation must have one class of common stock, but it can also have a second class of stock (or more) with customized terms for the different classes. The most popular second class of stock is called preferred stock because it can contain terms, negotiated between the Board of Directors and the recipient, that are preferred over the rights of common stockholders... Read More
Where to Incorporate: Delaware vs Nevada Infographic By Michael Bell Tuesday, April 4, 2017 delaware vs nevadaOur infographic illustrates the many ways that Delaware is a better state to form a company in than Nevada... Read More
Dissolve a Corporation with Certificate of Dissolution By Jeremy Reed Tuesday, March 28, 2017 how to dissolve a corporationSome corporation owners do not want to pay the expense of filing a Certificate of Dissolution. There is an alternative to dissolving your corporation via Certificate of Dissolution—you can tell your Registered Agent to resign as the agent with the state... Read More
How To Order a Delaware Certificate of Good Standing By Amy Fountain Tuesday, March 21, 2017 how to order a delaware certificate of good standingThere will be times when you’ll need to check on the status of your Delaware entity and obtain a Delaware Certificate of Good Standing (also known as a Certificate of Existence). Perhaps you are applying for a bank loan or filing for Foreign Qualification in another state. Maybe you are entering into a contract with a third party, or maybe your corporation is merging with another corporation... Read More
Why Zero Par Value Stock Affects Franchise Tax By Amy Fountain Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Why Zero Par Value Stock Affects Franchise TaxWhen you form a corporation, think about Franchise Tax when you’re deciding the number of authorized shares and the par value of the shares. Most start-up companies are typically formed with a small number of authorized shares and a low (or zero) par value... Read More
Change of Ownership For an LLC Is Easy in Delaware By Brett Melson Tuesday, March 7, 2017 change of ownership for an llcChange of ownership for an LLC can be complicated and requires costly amendments in most U.S. states. However, not in the state of Delaware. The only document required to be filed in Delaware to create an LLC is the Certificate of Formation. Unlike other states, Delaware requires very little information to be made public in order to form an LLC... Read More
Pros and Cons of a Delaware Series LLC By Brett Melson Tuesday, February 28, 2017 pros and cons of a delaware series llcUnder Delaware law, a limited liability company (LLC) may be composed of an individual series of membership interests. This type of entity is referred to as a Delaware series LLC... Read More
What is a Delaware LLC Certificate of Formation? By Devin Scott Tuesday, February 21, 2017 delaware LLC certificate of formationThe Certificate of Formation is the document you receive from the state of Delaware once your LLC is filed and approved by the Delaware Secretary of State, Division of Corporations... Read More
Angel Investing: Words of Wisdom from David S. Rose By Rick Bell Monday, February 6, 2017 angel investing david s roseAs of now, after more than 25 years of investing in more than 100 start-up companies, David S. Rose is recognized by just about everybody as one of the world’s most active angel investors... Read More
The History of the Delaware Court of Chancery By Meri Weiss Monday, January 23, 2017 history of the delaware court of chanceryThe Court of Chancery possesses, and relies on, many years of judicial precedents; it is these judicial precedents that the founders and CEO’s of some of the world’s biggest and most successful companies are seeking when they incorporate in Delaware... Read More