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The Miami contract attorneys & lawyers on UpCounsel are dedicated to helping businesses save time, money, and peace of mind with contract drafting and review, negotiations, litigation support, discovery, commercial business transactions, and more.
Our independent contract attorneys are available on-demand to provide contract legal services for businesses or to support your in-house general counsel to help lighten the load for transactional matters or litigation support.
Although the work of the Miami contract attorneys found on UpCounsel often varies they are highly experienced in legal contract activities such as commercial contract negotiations, document review in response to document subpoenas, request for production of documents, legal research, draft legal briefs, along with providing a full range of other contract legal services to businesses of any size.
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How Many Shares Does a Company Have?
Typically a startup company has 10,000,000 authorized shares of Common Stock, but as the company grows, it may increase the total number of shares as it issues shares to investors and employees. The number also changes often, which makes it hard to get an exact count.
Shares, stocks, and equity are all the same thing. A share is one piece of ownership in a company. When you own shares, you are a shareholder. Owning shares in a company gives you the right to your part of the company's earnings and everything it owns. The more shares you own, the bigger the part of profits you're entitled to.
When a company starts up, owners must choose an amount of stocks to authorize. This is the total amount of stocks the company will issue to employees and investors. Not all authorized stocks are issued since some are usually held back for future investing and employee stock options.
Why Do Com
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LLCs and Corporations: What Are They?
Corporations and limited liability companies (LLCs) are two legal entity structures available in the US. If you're involved in a startup, these are two of the entity structures you can choose from. They operate differently, and are taxed differently, but both provide protection for your personal assets if the company faces financial difficulty and both can add increased credibility with customers.
Other company entity options include forming as a partnership or a sole proprietorship, but these entities lack many of the benefits provided by LLC’s and corporations, including personal liability protection. To understand which of these entity structures are right for your startup, you need a basic understanding of each, and you need to consider what the future may hold for the business.
What is Incorporation?
Incorporation was the orig
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What Is a Covenant Agreement Contract?
A covenant agreement contract is a written promise in an indenture or other formal debt agreement. It's between individuals who have promised to do or not do certain activities.
In finance, covenant agreements relate to financial contracts. These include loan documents that outline borrower limits. These limits protect lenders from defaulted borrowers and make up the covenant agreement contract.
Covenant agreements are also known as restrictive covenants or restrictive agreements. They're often used in real estate and commercial land use situations. For example, to avoid competition, someone buying a commercial property might be restricted from soliciting employees from the previous business.
Covenant agreements can cover everything from maintaining employees to the smallest dividend payments. They're most often represented as financial ratios that need maintenance. One example of this is de
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When you want to start a business, you will need to decide if your business idea is a viable one. This is done by working on a business plan to move forward with your idea.
To Write a Business Plan
Choose the type of business you want. This can be a Sole Proprietorship, Partnership, Corporation, or a Limited Liability Corporation.
Identify the goods or services sold.
Create a marketing plan.
Establish where the physical business is located.
While there are other aspects of a business plan to consider, it is important to at least have an outline before you start spending money on your business venture.
Find the Money
If you are starting out on your own, you will need all of t
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A Guide to Forming a Multi-Member LLC in California.
A California Limited Liability Company (LLC) is a business entity formed under the laws of the state of California. It similar to a partnership, providing management flexibility and the benefit of pass-through taxation.
A multi-member LLC is owned by multiple people or "members." A standard practice is to have the members choose a single person or a group of people, called "Managers," to run the organization. Forming a California LLC takes places in two stages.