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New York, NY
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"We're looking for legal help with buying a restaurant business. This will be our first business and we haven't started any business formation or anything yet. So far we have found a business and negotiated with the owner on the sell price and agreed upon the price. We need help moving this forward with us becoming owners and operating the business"
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"Conversion from LLC to DE C-Corp"
New York, NY
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"We are a small company that is raising a friends and family round. We would like to convert our company to a Delaware C-Corp or create a new c-corp entity so that we can tender 50% of the shares of the company. We would like to close the first part of the round before the end of the year."
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