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Organizing a Wisconsin Business Corporation

Product ID: AK0069
Published By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE
ISBN: 978-1-57862-531-4

Organizing a Wisconsin Business Corporation provides all the essential forms for incorporating a business.The forms are annotated with comments that explain the sample form language, review the statutory requirements, and describe alternative provisions.

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Organizing a Wisconsin Business Corporation provides all the essential forms for incorporating a business.The forms are annotated with comments that explain the sample form language, review the statutory requirements, and describe alternative provisions.

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496+ pp.; 5th ed. 2018-19

Summary of contents

  1. Beginning the Incorporation Process
  2. Articles of Incorporation
  3. Bylaws
  4. Subscription Agreements and Share Certificates
  5. Completing the Organization of the Corporation
  6. Beyond the Organization of the Corporation
  7. Incorporations by Conversion

Appendices

  • Selected Official Forms: Department of Financial Institutions-Corporations Section
  • Text of Chapter 180
  • Chapter 180 Elective Provisions and Provisions That May Be Modified

Index

New 5th Edition

This newly updated version includes:

  • Revised discussions of corporate entity choice and corporate investment in light of changes to the Internal Revenue Code under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017
  • Information about benefit corporations, a new category of Wisconsin corporation that permits corporations to consider factors other than shareholder value when taking corporate action
  • An expanded discussion of methods of evidencing issuance of shares, including issuance of uncertificated stock shares and digital share certificates
  • Recent legislative developments allowing shareholder meetings to be conducted by remote communication in part or entirety

Statutory references, case law citations, and downloadable forms have also been updated.

State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE® is the premier publisher of practice guides and handbooks for Wisconsin's attorneys, written by Wisconsin's attorneys. PINNACLE relies on the expertise and contributions of volunteers from within the State Bar of Wisconsin membership to help develop and deliver timely, relevant information to assist Wisconsin's attorneys provide the highest-quality representation and service.

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