Business Life Cycle

Business Life Cycle

Inception

  • Determination of correct entity or entities in which to operate the business considering both operational issues and issues likely to arise on the ultimate sale and ownership transfer
  • Preparation and filing of documents with Federal, State and/or local authorities to establish the new business entity or entities including Articles of Organization, Articles of Incorporation and necessary registrations in out-of-state jurisdictions
  • Preparation of internal and external documents such as corporate minutes, by-laws, employment agreements, stock purchase agreements, operating agreements, and partnership agreements

On-going Business

  • General and specialized business planning with an emphasis on problem prevention
  • Tax and benefits planning
  • Preparation and review of contracts and business arrangements
  • Annual entity maintenance such as shareholder and directors meetings and corporate reports
  • Sale and Ownership Transfer
  • Negotiating, structuring, documenting and closing sales, mergers, reorganizations, and liquidations
  • Negotiating, structuring and documenting stock purchase or redemption agreements
  • Succession planning, including coordination with estate planning