Legal Issues for New Ventures: Choice of Lawyer and Choice of Entity

8 Pages Posted: 30 May 2017

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Saras D. Sarasvathy

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

Richard White

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

M. Ishrat

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

Abstract

This note discusses the legal issues entrepreneurs must consider as they form their company as a legal entity. In Q&A format, the note concisely defines the types of entity available and discusses when and how to engage a lawyer.

Excerpt

UVA-ENT-0072

LEGAL ISSUES FOR NEW VENTURES:

CHOICE OF LAWYER AND CHOICE OF ENTITY

Introduction

Moving a new business from the idea stage to that of legal entity is an exciting step in the entrepreneurial process. In this note, we explore some of the typical and essential questions an entrepreneur might ask during this phase of development.

Questions

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Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Starting New Ventures, Legal Issues, Incorporation, Stock Options, Professional Advisors

Suggested Citation

Sarasvathy, Saras D. and White, Richard and Ishrat, M., Legal Issues for New Ventures: Choice of Lawyer and Choice of Entity. Darden Case No. UVA-ENT-0072, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2974250

Saras D. Sarasvathy (Contact Author)

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business ( email )

P.O. Box 6550
Charlottesville, VA 22906-6550
United States

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Richard White

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

P.O. Box 6550
Charlottesville, VA 22906-6550
United States

M. Ishrat

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

P.O. Box 6550
Charlottesville, VA 22906-6550
United States

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