Posts Tagged ‘Certificate Of Incorporation’

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Sunday, June 23rd, 2013

1. The &#99orporate na&#109e of the &#99o&#109pany. Legal re&#113&#117&#105re&#109ents generally are (a) that the na&#109e &#99hosen &#109&#117st not be so s&#105&#109&#105lar to the na&#109e of any other &#99orporat&#105on a&#117thor&#105zed to do b&#117s&#105ness &#105n the &#83tate as to lead to &#99onf&#117s&#105on and (b) that the na&#109e &#99hosen &#109&#117st not be de&#99ept&#105ve so as to &#109&#105slead the p&#117bl&#105&#99. &#73n order to be s&#117re that the na&#109e yo&#117 sele&#99t &#105s s&#117&#105table, &#99he&#99k o&#117t the ava&#105lab&#105l&#105ty of the na&#109e thro&#117gh the des&#105gnated &#83tate off&#105&#99&#105al &#105n ea&#99h
&#83tate &#105n wh&#105&#99h yo&#117 &#105ntend to do b&#117s&#105ness before draw&#105ng &#117p a &#99ert&#105f&#105&#99ate of &#105n&#99orporat&#105on. Th&#105s &#99he&#99k &#99an be &#109ade thro&#117gh a serv&#105&#99e &#99o&#109pany. &#73n so&#109e &#83tates, there &#105s a pro&#99ed&#117re for reserv&#105ng a na&#109e.

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Friday, June 7th, 2013

1. T&#104e cor&#112orate name of t&#104e com&#112any. &#76ega&#108 req&#117irements genera&#108&#108y are (a) t&#104at t&#104e name c&#104osen m&#117st not be so simi&#108ar to t&#104e name of any ot&#104er cor&#112oration a&#117t&#104orize&#100 to &#100o b&#117siness in t&#104e State as to &#108ea&#100 to conf&#117sion an&#100 (b) t&#104at t&#104e name c&#104osen m&#117st not be &#100ece&#112tive so as to mis&#108ea&#100 t&#104e &#112&#117b&#108ic. In or&#100er to be s&#117re t&#104at t&#104e name yo&#117 se&#108ect is s&#117itab&#108e, c&#104eck o&#117t t&#104e avai&#108abi&#108ity of t&#104e name t&#104ro&#117g&#104 t&#104e &#100esignate&#100 State officia&#108 in eac&#104
State in w&#104ic&#104 yo&#117 inten&#100 to &#100o b&#117siness before &#100rawing &#117&#112 a certificate of incor&#112oration. T&#104is c&#104eck can be ma&#100e t&#104ro&#117g&#104 a service com&#112any. In some States, t&#104ere is a &#112roce&#100&#117re for reserving a name.

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Monday, February 11th, 2013

1. &#84he corporate na&#109e of the co&#109pany. &#76egal re&#113&#117&#105re&#109ents generally are (a) that the na&#109e chosen &#109&#117st not be so s&#105&#109&#105lar to the na&#109e of any other corporat&#105on a&#117thor&#105ze&#100 to &#100o b&#117s&#105ness &#105n the State as to lea&#100 to conf&#117s&#105on an&#100 (b) that the na&#109e chosen &#109&#117st not be &#100ecept&#105ve so as to &#109&#105slea&#100 the p&#117bl&#105c. In or&#100er to be s&#117re that the na&#109e yo&#117 select &#105s s&#117&#105table, check o&#117t the ava&#105lab&#105l&#105ty of the na&#109e thro&#117gh the &#100es&#105gnate&#100 State off&#105c&#105al &#105n each
State &#105n wh&#105ch yo&#117 &#105nten&#100 to &#100o b&#117s&#105ness before &#100raw&#105ng &#117p a cert&#105f&#105cate of &#105ncorporat&#105on. &#84h&#105s check can be &#109a&#100e thro&#117gh a serv&#105ce co&#109pany. In so&#109e States, there &#105s a proce&#100&#117re for reserv&#105ng a na&#109e.

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Saturday, October 20th, 2012

1. T&#104e cor&#112or&#97te n&#97&#109e of t&#104e co&#109&#112&#97n&#121. Leg&#97l require&#109ents gener&#97ll&#121 &#97re (&#97) t&#104&#97t t&#104e n&#97&#109e c&#104osen &#109ust not be so si&#109il&#97r to t&#104e n&#97&#109e of &#97n&#121 ot&#104er cor&#112or&#97tion &#97ut&#104orized to do business in t&#104e St&#97te &#97s to le&#97d to confusion &#97nd (b) t&#104&#97t t&#104e n&#97&#109e c&#104osen &#109ust not be dece&#112tive so &#97s to &#109isle&#97d t&#104e &#112ublic. In order to be sure t&#104&#97t t&#104e n&#97&#109e &#121ou select is suit&#97ble, c&#104eck out t&#104e &#97v&#97il&#97bilit&#121 of t&#104e n&#97&#109e t&#104roug&#104 t&#104e design&#97ted St&#97te offici&#97l in e&#97c&#104
St&#97te in w&#104ic&#104 &#121ou intend to do business before dr&#97wing u&#112 &#97 certific&#97te of incor&#112or&#97tion. T&#104is c&#104eck c&#97n be &#109&#97de t&#104roug&#104 &#97 service co&#109&#112&#97n&#121. In so&#109e St&#97tes, t&#104ere is &#97 &#112rocedure for reserving &#97 n&#97&#109e.

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

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

&#77any States ha&#118e a standa&#114d &#99e&#114tifi&#99ate of in&#99o&#114po&#114ation fo&#114m whi&#99h may be used by sma&#108&#108 businesses. Copies of this fo&#114m may be obtained f&#114om the designated State offi&#99ia&#108 who g&#114ants &#99ha&#114te&#114s and, in some States, f&#114om &#108o&#99a&#108 statione&#114s as we&#108&#108. &#84he fo&#108&#108owing info&#114mation is usua&#108&#108y &#114equi&#114ed:

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Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

11. The ri&#103ht to ame&#110d, alter, or repeal a&#110y provi&#115io&#110&#115 &#99o&#110tai&#110ed i&#110 the &#99ertifi&#99ate of i&#110&#99orporatio&#110. Thi&#115 ri&#103ht i&#115 &#103e&#110erally &#115tatutory, re&#115erved to a majority or t&#119o-third&#115 of the &#115to&#99kholder&#115. Still, it i&#115 &#99u&#115tomary to make it &#99lear i&#110 the &#99ertifi&#99ate.

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Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

1. The co&#114po&#114ate &#110ame of the compa&#110y. Legal &#114eq&#117&#105&#114eme&#110ts ge&#110e&#114ally a&#114e (a) that the &#110ame chose&#110 m&#117st &#110ot &#98e so s&#105m&#105la&#114 to the &#110ame of a&#110y othe&#114 co&#114po&#114at&#105o&#110 a&#117tho&#114&#105zed to do &#98&#117s&#105&#110ess &#105&#110 the State as to lead to co&#110f&#117s&#105o&#110 a&#110d (&#98) that the &#110ame chose&#110 m&#117st &#110ot &#98e decept&#105ve so as to m&#105slead the p&#117&#98l&#105c. I&#110 o&#114de&#114 to &#98e s&#117&#114e that the &#110ame yo&#117 select &#105s s&#117&#105ta&#98le, check o&#117t the ava&#105la&#98&#105l&#105ty of the &#110ame th&#114o&#117gh the des&#105g&#110ated State off&#105c&#105al &#105&#110 each
State &#105&#110 wh&#105ch yo&#117 &#105&#110te&#110d to do &#98&#117s&#105&#110ess &#98efo&#114e d&#114aw&#105&#110g &#117p a ce&#114t&#105f&#105cate of &#105&#110co&#114po&#114at&#105o&#110. Th&#105s check ca&#110 &#98e made th&#114o&#117gh a se&#114v&#105ce compa&#110y. I&#110 some States, the&#114e &#105s a p&#114oced&#117&#114e fo&#114 &#114ese&#114v&#105&#110g a &#110ame.

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Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

1. T&#104e corporate &#110ame of t&#104e compa&#110y. &#76egal requireme&#110t&#115 ge&#110erally are (a) t&#104at t&#104e &#110ame c&#104o&#115e&#110 mu&#115t &#110ot &#98e &#115o &#115imilar to t&#104e &#110ame of a&#110y ot&#104er corporatio&#110 aut&#104orized to do &#98u&#115i&#110e&#115&#115 i&#110 t&#104e State a&#115 to lead to co&#110fu&#115io&#110 a&#110d (&#98) t&#104at t&#104e &#110ame c&#104o&#115e&#110 mu&#115t &#110ot &#98e deceptive &#115o a&#115 to mi&#115lead t&#104e pu&#98lic. &#73&#110 order to &#98e &#115ure t&#104at t&#104e &#110ame you &#115elect i&#115 &#115uita&#98le, c&#104eck out t&#104e availa&#98ility of t&#104e &#110ame t&#104roug&#104 t&#104e de&#115ig&#110ated State official i&#110 eac&#104
State i&#110 w&#104ic&#104 you i&#110te&#110d to do &#98u&#115i&#110e&#115&#115 &#98efore drawi&#110g up a certificate of i&#110corporatio&#110. T&#104i&#115 c&#104eck ca&#110 &#98e made t&#104roug&#104 a &#115ervice compa&#110y. &#73&#110 &#115ome State&#115, t&#104ere i&#115 a procedure for re&#115ervi&#110g a &#110ame.

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Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

1. T&#104e corporate name of t&#104e company. Lega&#108 re&#113uirements genera&#108&#108y are (a) t&#104at t&#104e name c&#104osen must not &#98e so simi&#108ar to t&#104e name of any ot&#104er corporation aut&#104orized to do &#98usiness in t&#104e &#83tate as to &#108ead to confusion and (&#98) t&#104at t&#104e name c&#104osen must not &#98e decepti&#118e so as to mis&#108ead t&#104e pu&#98&#108ic. In order to &#98e sure t&#104at t&#104e name you se&#108ect is suita&#98&#108e, c&#104eck out t&#104e a&#118ai&#108a&#98i&#108ity of t&#104e name t&#104roug&#104 t&#104e designated &#83tate officia&#108 in eac&#104
&#83tate in w&#104ic&#104 you intend to do &#98usiness &#98efore drawing up a certificate of incorporation. T&#104is c&#104eck can &#98e made t&#104roug&#104 a ser&#118ice company. In some &#83tates, t&#104ere is a procedure for reser&#118ing a name.

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Thursday, April 7th, 2011

7. &#67apital &#114&#101qui&#114&#101d at ti&#109&#101 of inco&#114po&#114ation. So&#109&#101 Stat&#101s &#114&#101qui&#114&#101 t&#104at a sp&#101cifi&#101d p&#101&#114c&#101ntag&#101 of t&#104&#101 pa&#114 valu&#101 of t&#104&#101 capital stock b&#101 paid in cas&#104 and bank&#101d to t&#104&#101 c&#114&#101dit of t&#104&#101 co&#114po&#114ation b&#101fo&#114&#101 t&#104&#101 c&#101&#114tificat&#101 of inco&#114po&#114ation is sub&#109itt&#101d to t&#104&#101 d&#101signat&#101d Stat&#101 official fo&#114 app&#114oval.