Forming a Corporation

Choosing the Business EntityThe selection of a type of business ownership is a decision that a person should make, in consultation with an attorney and an...
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Stock in a Corporation

What is stock in a corporation?Capital StockThe defining characteristic of a corporate legal structure is that its ownership is in the form of stock. The “capital...
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Share Certificates

Ownership interests in a for-profit corporation must be evidenced by a share certificate, unless otherwise provided by the governing documents of the corporation or by resolution...
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Nature of the Corporation

What is a corporation? How is it different from a partnership? What are the legal obligations?Attributes of the corporate entityThe corporate structure allows the owners of...
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Property Rights and Privileges of Share Ownership

Texas law recognizes “the property right which a share in such a company creates.” Yeaman v. Galveston City Co., 167 S.W. 710, 719 (Tex. 1914). In...
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