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Start-up Companies

Regardless of your industry focus, there is no substitute for diligent preparation and planning ahead to facilitate the business, tax, and capital-raising objectives for a start-up company.

The legal services provided by Gentry Locke’s corporate attorneys address the following issues:

Entity Formation

  • Entity structuring and formation
  • Preparation and filing of formation documents for corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, and joint ventures
  • S-Corp election filings
  • Serve as registered agents in Virginia

Entity Governance

  • Preparation of governing documents, including bylaws, shareholder agreements, operating agreements, buy/sell agreements
  • Assistance with compliance with state and federal rules and regulations; including Sarbanes-Oxley, securities, and employment laws
  • Advise owners, directors, and managers in considering strategic and change of control transactions
  • Representation before the Virginia State Corporation Commission and other state and federal agencies
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