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Work-Around Entities: S Corporations, LPs, and LLLPs.

By Christopher D. Warren / April 5, 2021
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by Paul Share In previous posts, we discussed business types that exist without any filing (sole proprietorships and partnerships) and corporations, the first type of entity to exist under US law that provided investors “limited liability”—the ability to invest in an enterprise without exposing all of one’s assets to liabilities of the enterprise. But, we…

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Taxation of Corporations vs Pass-Through Entities

By Christopher D. Warren / February 23, 2021
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by Paul Share In consideration of what type entity to use for your startup, taxation is a major consideration. In our previous post, we discussed, in general terms, how taxation works for “pass-through” entities like sole proprietorships and partnerships. In this post we discuss how taxation works for corporations, as contrasted with pass-through entities. Corporations…

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Corporations: Shareholders, Liability, and Litigation

By Christopher D. Warren / February 16, 2021
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By Paul Share The prototypes of corporations go back to the royally chartered entities formed to colonialize the Indies and the new world, especially to develop colonies like New Amsterdam. These were projects too expensive and risky for any one person to bear the risk of—especially if one’s whole net worth were available to cover…

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Federal Whistleblowers: Good Deeds Rewarded

By Christopher D. Warren / February 3, 2021
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Federal Whistleblowers: Good Deeds Rewarded by Christopher Warren and Todd Kulkin Whistleblowers—informants in government investigations—are instrumental in revealing crimes and misconduct that otherwise may never come to light. In the securities industry, whistleblowers are a frequent source of information for regulatory agencies and are often the lynchpin of successful government investigations, both state and federal.…

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To Incorporate or Not to Incorporate

By Christopher D. Warren / November 19, 2020
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Our next few blog posts will be dedicated to legal and tax issues affecting startups. NOTE: These posts are overviews and are not meant to replace a discussion with your attorney and/or tax counsel. The first legal issue we will look at is the first issue a startup entrepreneur is likely to confront: what type…

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Warren Law Group’s Todd Kulkin Represents Non-Profit Featured in New York Post

By Christopher D. Warren / October 27, 2020
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One of Todd Kulkin’s clients was recently featured in the New York Post, telling the personal and gut wrenching story of what happened to his children and his decision to found Operation Exhale, a non-profit organization that provides help to children going through “the system.” We are proud to have Operation Exhale as a client,…

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SEC’s Proposed Finder Exemptions

By Christopher D. Warren / October 19, 2020
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SEC’s Proposed Finder Exemptions In a press release on October 7th, the SEC proposed an exemption for “finders”—who are paid to assist in raising capital in private markets by connecting investors and issuers of securities—from broker registration requirements currently in place. The SEC’s stated aim of the exemptions is “to assist small businesses to raise…

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Why Every Business Should Pay Attention to Privacy Laws

By Christopher D. Warren / September 16, 2020
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Electronic data collection is so ubiquitous in today’s world that it would be easier to list the aspects of our lives in which data isn’t collected by others. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated consumer movement into doing business virtually as health concerns increase the demand for contactless and paperless transactions. Pre-pandemic, some businesses felt no…

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Money Makes the World Go-Around

By Christopher D. Warren / August 31, 2020
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In this blog post we will briefly discuss the second most commonly cited cause of startup failure — funding or cash problems. Starting a business takes money. Once upon a time, people wishing to start a business would save money, perhaps borrow some from family, and if the business had hard assets (and they were…

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