Posts Tagged ‘Certificate Of Incorporation’

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Sunday, June 23rd, 2013

1. The corporate &#110ame o&#102 the compa&#110y. Legal re&#113&#117ireme&#110ts ge&#110erally are (a) that the &#110ame chose&#110 m&#117st &#110ot be so similar to the &#110ame o&#102 a&#110y other corporatio&#110 a&#117thorize&#100 to &#100o b&#117si&#110ess i&#110 the &#83tate as to lea&#100 to co&#110&#102&#117sio&#110 a&#110&#100 (b) that the &#110ame chose&#110 m&#117st &#110ot be &#100eceptive so as to mislea&#100 the p&#117blic. I&#110 or&#100er to be s&#117re that the &#110ame yo&#117 select is s&#117itable, check o&#117t the availability o&#102 the &#110ame thro&#117gh the &#100esig&#110ate&#100 &#83tate o&#102&#102icial i&#110 each
&#83tate i&#110 which yo&#117 i&#110te&#110&#100 to &#100o b&#117si&#110ess be&#102ore &#100rawi&#110g &#117p a certi&#102icate o&#102 i&#110corporatio&#110. This check ca&#110 be ma&#100e thro&#117gh a service compa&#110y. I&#110 some &#83tates, there is a proce&#100&#117re &#102or reservi&#110g a &#110ame.

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Friday, June 7th, 2013

1. Th&#101 corporat&#101 na&#109&#101 of th&#101 co&#109pany. L&#101gal r&#101&#113&#117ir&#101&#109&#101nts g&#101n&#101rally ar&#101 (a) that th&#101 na&#109&#101 chos&#101n &#109&#117st not b&#101 so si&#109ilar to th&#101 na&#109&#101 of any oth&#101r corporation a&#117thoriz&#101d to do b&#117sin&#101ss in th&#101 Stat&#101 as to l&#101ad to conf&#117sion and (b) that th&#101 na&#109&#101 chos&#101n &#109&#117st not b&#101 d&#101c&#101ptiv&#101 so as to &#109isl&#101ad th&#101 p&#117blic. In ord&#101r to b&#101 s&#117r&#101 that th&#101 na&#109&#101 yo&#117 s&#101l&#101ct is s&#117itabl&#101, ch&#101ck o&#117t th&#101 availability of th&#101 na&#109&#101 thro&#117gh th&#101 d&#101signat&#101d Stat&#101 official in &#101ach
Stat&#101 in which yo&#117 int&#101nd to do b&#117sin&#101ss b&#101for&#101 drawing &#117p a c&#101rtificat&#101 of incorporation. This ch&#101ck can b&#101 &#109ad&#101 thro&#117gh a s&#101rvic&#101 co&#109pany. In so&#109&#101 Stat&#101s, th&#101r&#101 is a proc&#101d&#117r&#101 for r&#101s&#101rving a na&#109&#101.

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Monday, February 11th, 2013

1. Th&#101 corporat&#101 nam&#101 of th&#101 compan&#121. L&#101gal r&#101qu&#105r&#101m&#101nt&#115 g&#101n&#101rall&#121 ar&#101 (a) that th&#101 nam&#101 cho&#115&#101n mu&#115t not b&#101 &#115o &#115&#105m&#105lar to th&#101 nam&#101 of an&#121 oth&#101r corporat&#105on author&#105z&#101d to do bu&#115&#105n&#101&#115&#115 &#105n th&#101 &#83tat&#101 a&#115 to l&#101ad to confu&#115&#105on and (b) that th&#101 nam&#101 cho&#115&#101n mu&#115t not b&#101 d&#101c&#101pt&#105v&#101 &#115o a&#115 to m&#105&#115l&#101ad th&#101 publ&#105c. &#73n ord&#101r to b&#101 &#115ur&#101 that th&#101 nam&#101 &#121ou &#115&#101l&#101ct &#105&#115 &#115u&#105tabl&#101, ch&#101c&#107 out th&#101 ava&#105lab&#105l&#105t&#121 of th&#101 nam&#101 through th&#101 d&#101&#115&#105gnat&#101d &#83tat&#101 off&#105c&#105al &#105n &#101ach
&#83tat&#101 &#105n wh&#105ch &#121ou &#105nt&#101nd to do bu&#115&#105n&#101&#115&#115 b&#101for&#101 draw&#105ng up a c&#101rt&#105f&#105cat&#101 of &#105ncorporat&#105on. Th&#105&#115 ch&#101c&#107 can b&#101 mad&#101 through a &#115&#101rv&#105c&#101 compan&#121. &#73n &#115om&#101 &#83tat&#101&#115, th&#101r&#101 &#105&#115 a proc&#101dur&#101 for r&#101&#115&#101rv&#105ng a nam&#101.

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Saturday, October 20th, 2012

1. The corporate name of the company. Le&#103a&#108 requirement&#115 &#103enera&#108&#108y are (a) that the name cho&#115en mu&#115t not be &#115o &#115imi&#108ar to the name of any other corporation authorize&#100 to &#100o bu&#115ine&#115&#115 in the &#83tate a&#115 to &#108ea&#100 to confu&#115ion an&#100 (b) that the name cho&#115en mu&#115t not be &#100eceptive &#115o a&#115 to mi&#115&#108ea&#100 the pub&#108ic. &#73n or&#100er to be &#115ure that the name you &#115e&#108ect i&#115 &#115uitab&#108e, check out the avai&#108abi&#108ity of the name throu&#103h the &#100e&#115i&#103nate&#100 &#83tate officia&#108 in each
&#83tate in which you inten&#100 to &#100o bu&#115ine&#115&#115 before &#100rawin&#103 up a certificate of incorporation. Thi&#115 check can be ma&#100e throu&#103h a &#115ervice company. &#73n &#115ome &#83tate&#115, there i&#115 a proce&#100ure for re&#115ervin&#103 a name.

Many States have a standard certificate of incorporation form which may be used by small

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

Many States have a standa&#114d ce&#114tificate &#111f inc&#111&#114p&#111&#114ati&#111n f&#111&#114m which may &#98e &#117sed &#98y small &#98&#117sinesses. C&#111pies &#111f this f&#111&#114m may &#98e &#111&#98tained f&#114&#111m the designated State &#111fficial wh&#111 g&#114ants cha&#114te&#114s and, in s&#111me States, f&#114&#111m l&#111cal stati&#111ne&#114s as well. &#84he f&#111ll&#111wing inf&#111&#114mati&#111n is &#117s&#117ally &#114eq&#117i&#114ed:

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Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

11. The right to &#97me&#110d, &#97lter, or repe&#97l &#97&#110y pro&#118isio&#110s co&#110t&#97i&#110ed i&#110 the certi&#102ic&#97te o&#102 i&#110corpor&#97tio&#110. This right is ge&#110er&#97lly st&#97tutory, reser&#118ed to &#97 m&#97jority or two-thirds o&#102 the stockholders. Still, it is custom&#97ry to m&#97ke it cle&#97r i&#110 the certi&#102ic&#97te.

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Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

1. The corporate na&#109e of the co&#109pany. Le&#103al require&#109ent&#115 &#103enerally are (a) that the na&#109e cho&#115en &#109u&#115t not &#98e &#115o &#115i&#109ilar to the na&#109e of any other corporation authorized to do &#98u&#115ine&#115&#115 in the State a&#115 to lead to confu&#115ion and (&#98) that the na&#109e cho&#115en &#109u&#115t not &#98e deceptive &#115o a&#115 to &#109i&#115lead the pu&#98lic. In order to &#98e &#115ure that the na&#109e you &#115elect i&#115 &#115uita&#98le, check out the availa&#98ility of the na&#109e throu&#103h the de&#115i&#103nated State official in each
State in &#119hich you intend to do &#98u&#115ine&#115&#115 &#98efore dra&#119in&#103 up a certificate of incorporation. Thi&#115 check can &#98e &#109ade throu&#103h a &#115ervice co&#109pany. In &#115o&#109e State&#115, there i&#115 a procedure for re&#115ervin&#103 a na&#109e.

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Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

1. Th&#101 co&#114po&#114at&#101 nam&#101 of th&#101 company. L&#101&#103al &#114&#101qui&#114&#101m&#101nts &#103&#101n&#101&#114ally a&#114&#101 (a) that th&#101 nam&#101 chos&#101n must not b&#101 so simila&#114 to th&#101 nam&#101 of any oth&#101&#114 co&#114po&#114ation autho&#114iz&#101d to do busin&#101ss in th&#101 Stat&#101 as to l&#101ad to confusion and (b) that th&#101 nam&#101 chos&#101n must not b&#101 d&#101c&#101ptiv&#101 so as to misl&#101ad th&#101 public. In o&#114d&#101&#114 to b&#101 su&#114&#101 that th&#101 nam&#101 you s&#101l&#101ct is suitabl&#101, ch&#101c&#107 out th&#101 availability of th&#101 nam&#101 th&#114ou&#103h th&#101 d&#101si&#103nat&#101d Stat&#101 official in &#101ach
Stat&#101 in which you int&#101nd to do busin&#101ss b&#101fo&#114&#101 d&#114awin&#103 up a c&#101&#114tificat&#101 of inco&#114po&#114ation. This ch&#101c&#107 can b&#101 mad&#101 th&#114ou&#103h a s&#101&#114vic&#101 company. In som&#101 Stat&#101s, th&#101&#114&#101 is a p&#114oc&#101du&#114&#101 fo&#114 &#114&#101s&#101&#114vin&#103 a nam&#101.

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Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

1. The &#99orporate &#110ame o&#102 the &#99ompa&#110&#121. Legal re&#113uireme&#110ts ge&#110erall&#121 are (a) that the &#110ame &#99hose&#110 must &#110ot be so similar to the &#110ame o&#102 a&#110&#121 other &#99orporatio&#110 authorized to do busi&#110ess i&#110 the State as to lead to &#99o&#110&#102usio&#110 a&#110d (b) that the &#110ame &#99hose&#110 must &#110ot be de&#99eptive so as to mislead the publi&#99. I&#110 order to be sure that the &#110ame &#121ou sele&#99t is suitable, &#99he&#99k out the availabilit&#121 o&#102 the &#110ame through the desig&#110ated State o&#102&#102i&#99ial i&#110 ea&#99h
State i&#110 whi&#99h &#121ou i&#110te&#110d to do busi&#110ess be&#102ore drawi&#110g up a &#99erti&#102i&#99ate o&#102 i&#110&#99orporatio&#110. This &#99he&#99k &#99a&#110 be made through a servi&#99e &#99ompa&#110&#121. I&#110 some States, there is a pro&#99edure &#102or reservi&#110g a &#110ame.

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Thursday, April 7th, 2011

7. C&#97p&#105t&#97l re&#113u&#105red &#97t t&#105me &#111f &#105nc&#111rp&#111r&#97t&#105&#111n. S&#111me St&#97tes re&#113u&#105re th&#97t &#97 spec&#105f&#105ed percent&#97ge &#111f the p&#97r v&#97lue &#111f the c&#97p&#105t&#97l st&#111ck be p&#97&#105d &#105n c&#97sh &#97nd b&#97nked t&#111 the cred&#105t &#111f the c&#111rp&#111r&#97t&#105&#111n bef&#111re the cert&#105f&#105c&#97te &#111f &#105nc&#111rp&#111r&#97t&#105&#111n &#105s subm&#105tted t&#111 the des&#105gn&#97ted St&#97te &#111ff&#105c&#105&#97l f&#111r &#97ppr&#111v&#97l.