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What’s in a name?

Back when bricks-and-mortar businesses still roamed the earth, there were many factors which went into the success of a business and a brand. Yes, your name was important, but it was tied in many ways to a much larger marketing vehicle – your community. A huge part of that was location, since a department storeContinue reading “What’s in a name?”

Do you really need 10 million shares for your company? Probably not.

For the lazy among you, I’ll summarize this post in a single sentence: If you’re incorporating in Delaware, don’t authorize more than 5,000 shares of stock unless you absolutely, positively have to. If you absolutely, positively have to issue more, check with a lawyer to make sure you’re right about that. There’s a fashion inContinue reading “Do you really need 10 million shares for your company? Probably not.”

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A blog on international business and internet law issues.

Chris Erb is a corporate transactional lawyer in the US, working with companies across the world on business, internet, information technology, and other tech law issues.

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