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Closely held corporations face unique challenges; we can help

Closely held Denver corporations involve a limited number of shareholders who are usually family members. Family-owned businesses are controlled by selected family members who often hold seats on the company's board of directors or fill management positions within the company. Closely held businesses or limited liability companies reflect the core values of the family in control. When these types of companies are put up for sale, it can be difficult to determine the value of the company due to the limited number of shareholders and, in addition, the valuation process may take some time due to various factors.

What are the basics of Colorado business formation?

In Denver, Colorado, many local residents start their own family business. Starting a business not only leads to financial independence, but also allows people to become more creative, utilizing their own strengths to help make their business strive. Whatever type of business you start, it is important for you to create a solid plan to avoid losses and complications along the way.

How to handle legal issues concerning closely held corporation

A closely held business is a company being controlled by a small number of shareholders, usually the case with family owned businesses. Closely held businesses are often private, and shareholders of these companies choose to offer or trade their stocks privately rather than publicly. If you are a stockholder in a closely held corporation, you have to educate yourself on the business laws that could affect business transactions. Failure to do so could result in unwanted consequences.

Colorado is booming in entrepreneurial spirit

Entrepreneurship is at the heart of capitalism, and Colorado is at the heart of entrepreneurship. Or at least, that is what a recent report published by the Kauffman Foundation suggests. According to the report since last year the state of Colorado has climbed to the fifth-most entrepreneurial state in the nation with a rate of new business creation of 0.38 percent. This is a surprising trend considering the overall decline in the creation of new businesses nationally.

Colorado based Coors expands into restaurant business

Business law is a broad area of expertise that covers a wide variety of disciplines. From debt financing and tax planning to business formation and acquisitions, the scope of business law is only as limited as the dreams and desires of the people who create the businesses. Colorado readers may be interested in the following blog about one company's decision to step outside its comfort zone and expand.

Denver area family business spotlights possibilities

In business, owners will always have to take calculated risks in order to succeed and grow their investments. Taking such risks can have rewards, but are sometimes wrought with peril. However, in one Denver family's case, the decision and dedication to "growing" their family owned business is set to pay huge dividends.

Mistakes to avoid when forming a business

Starting a business can be challenging; there are several considerations business owners need to make when forming a business, including a variety of complex legal issues. Business owners also need to decide how their business will be funded as well as creating a business plan. 

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