The Importance of Maintenance on your Corporate or LLC Status

Legal Requirements Never before has it been easier to form a Corporation or LLC. Once you have made a decision between the two structures, the details of establishment can be implemented relatively quickly. With agencies boasting 15-minute forms and 24-hour Articles of Organization, the convenience often belittles the subsequent maintenance. We would

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Business Formations & Incorporations: Limited Liability Companies

A Limited liability company (“LLC”) is a business entity that allows for liability protection for the equity holders, without sacrificing each individuals ability to participate in the management of the company.  Those that hold equity in the company are called “members” of the LLC, unlike corporations which have “shareholders.”  The equity a member owns in the LLC is often defined as a “membership interest,” or sometimes a “membership unit.” This articles provides a brief overview of LLC’s and their structure.

Securities Regulations: Exemptions Under Reg D & Limited Offerings

Under Section 5 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), all securities must be registered unless an exemption applies to those securities.  This article will give a brief summary of Regulation D and the limited offering exceptions found within it.

Mergers and Acquisitions: An Introduction

The main idea behind any M&A transaction is the creation of value for the shareholders that goes beyond the current value of either company apart from each other, or for one company to gain a market advantage by the acquisition of another company.  Through the M&A transaction, the company or companies aim to create a more competitive advantage to their business, while also increasing profits by becoming more cost-efficient or boosting sales.

Business StartUp – Deciding What Entity To Use?

If you are looking to start a business, chances are that you have heard of one of the following business entities.  This post will cover general details about sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations.