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The proper formation of a business is important because the structure ultimately becomes the foundation of the entity.

There are a variety of considerations to make when establishing a business. Our attorneys help guide clients through the entity formation process to ensure that they have the structure that best suits their needs and protects their interests.

Common considerations when forming a business:

  • Does it make sense to form a limited liability company or to incorporate?
  • How is the company going to be capitalized?
  • Will capitalization require loans from banks or other lenders?
  • How does an established company raise more capital?
  • Do we need an exit strategy or succession plan?

Our business formation services include:

  • Formation of Cooperatives, Corporations, Limited Liability Companies (LLCs), Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs), Non-profit organizations (NPOs), S-Corporations, Sole Proprietorships, Subsidiaries, and Partnerships
  • Business Filings
  • Capital Distribution Structures
  • Counseling and Advice
  • Drafting and Review of Documents
  • Franchise and Franchisee Agreements
  • Joint Ventures
  • Research
  • Succession Planning and Exit Strategies
  • Tax Planning

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New Uncertainties for European-US Data Transfers: EU Court Strikes Down 15-Year Old Safe Harbor Agreeement
Joshua A. Ehrenfeld,Allen Sullivan,India E. Vincent, October 22, 2015
On October 6, 2015, the European Court of Justice (the European Union's highest court), struck down the US-EU Safe Harbor Agreement that previously provided companies to store personal data about Europeans on U.S. servers, and to transfer data to the U.S., without getting caught in Europe's web of...