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Business Startup and Formation Services

Business Startup and Formation Services

The experienced attorneys at Kendall PC have the legal and business acumen necessary to help entrepreneurs and small to midsize businesses in every stage of development. We work with a variety of companies in highly regulated industries to develop the policies, processes, and documents necessary to protect their interests and grow their businesses.

Our firm offers business entity creation services and counsel. Our attorneys have significant experience in providing founders, entrepreneurs, startups, and emerging businesses in life sciences, technology, healthcare, and other industries personalized and effective counsel from initial startup to maturity. We provide proactive and business-centric advice on company formation and other growth matters including founders agreements, incorporation, licensing, and strategic transactions. Additionally, we routinely counsel both listed and non-listed entities on corporate governance matters. 

From drafting formation and compliance documents to assisting with negotiations and deal-making, the business formation, startup, and corporate governance team at Kendall PC is dedicated to helping founders, entrepreneurs, startups and emerging growth companies support business objectives and protect their interests. 

Contact us today online or at (484) 414-4093 to learn more about our business startup, formation, and corporate governance services. We proudly help businesses of all sizes throughout the United States and across the globe.

Business Startup and Formation

The seasoned business startup and formation attorneys at Kendall PC provide customized legal counsel and guidance to address the critical business and legal issues present in the initial phases of entity formation. Our team works closely with clients to navigate the complexities of entity formation and early growth stages. We advise clients on: 

  • Analyzing startup costs, business liability, and management issues relevant to your business
  • Assisting in cost-effective company structuring and formation, including assessments to determine the best legal structure considering pertinent strategies and unique goals of the business, securing necessary licenses, permits and registration documentation, and drafting ownership agreements and organizational documents
  • Counseling on rights negotiations
  • Advising on equity compensation and key agreements 
  • Conducting corporate due diligence
  • Providing strategic legal and business advice and day-to-day guidance throughout growth stages

Mergers and Acquisitions 

Both private and public entities engaged in merger and acquisitions transactions face a number of legal, regulatory, and business hurdles including market challenges, shareholder obligations, and tax considerations. And with ever-increasing scrutiny and geopolitical pressures, the need for tailored, sophisticated guidance is paramount. Kendall PC M&A attorneys have substantial experience in acquisitions and dispositions in a wide range of industries, including those in highly regulated sectors. Our team leverages its litigation, regulatory, and transactional expertise, industry-specific knowledge, and critical commercial awareness to guide clients to desirable outcomes. We advise clients on all stages of mergers and acquisitions transactions, including deal due diligence, structuring, negotiation and preparation of deal documents, and post-transaction and post-merger integration.  

Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances 

Joint ventures and strategic alliances can be an essential tool to achieve corporate objectives, enter new markets, and leverage combined expertise to create new opportunities. Kendall PC understands that joint venture and strategic alliances present a unique set of challenges that depend upon the cooperative relationship among the parties throughout the negotiation process. The joint venture attorneys at Kendall PC work with our clients to ensure that client venture transactions function properly, identify incentives and safeguards, promote the success of the alliance, and avoid and minimize potential risk depending upon the client’s goals, objectives, and nature of the transaction. 

We advise clients on all forms of joint ventures and strategic alliances including teaming arrangements, licensing arrangements, research, product development, manufacturing, and marketing alliances such as research and development, collaboration agreements, co-promotion and co-marketing agreements, and joint marketing agreements. 

Corporate Governance 

In today’s high-stakes and time-sensitive climate of intensified board composition, competence, and oversight scrutiny, the need for sound corporate governance is ever critical to the success of any business. The corporate governance team at Kendall PC counsels both public and private entities of all sizes. 

We routinely advise boards and board committees, senior management, and internal legal and compliance departments on a full range of day-to-day corporate governance matters including assisting clients with implementing new governance statutes, rules and regulations, and auditing compliance with internal practices. Kendall PC corporate governance attorneys also counsel entities to effectively and efficiently resolve special challenges and crisis situations including disclosure and shareholder activism matters. Our team possesses cross-disciplinary experience and combined backgrounds in regulatory counsel, internal investigations, government investigations, and litigation to assist clients with areas of heightened risk and potential exposure. 

Kendall PC routinely provides counsel on corporate governance best practices and compliance, including: 

  • Composition, election, and internal governance of the board of directors and board committees
  • Committee charters, codes of conduct, corporate programs, policies, and procedures
  • Corporate governance-related disclosure requirements
  • Director and officer leadership, fiduciary duties and responsibilities
  • Executive compensation 
  • Compliance, internal controls, and risk management
  • Shareholder rights and communications
  • Management succession planning 
  • Investigations, enforcement and crisis management

Contact Our Business Startup, Formation, and Corporate Governance Attorneys Today

To learn more about our business startup, formation, and corporate governance services, contact Kendall PC today online or at (484) 414-4093. We proudly serve small, midsize, and emerging businesses throughout the United States and across the globe.

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