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What mechanism do the executives from Company A use to control Company B? There is nothing illegal for the shareholders of B, who elect its CEO, to impose it as terms of his employment agreement that he acts as if he was reporting to certain people in A. The separation of companies A and B exists for legal/tax purposes. It does not affect the de-facto cross-...


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Generally speaking, trademarks need to be in continued use to be protected, and if the company that used a name is dissolved in the place where it was organized, it is probably fair to assume that it is no longer in use. But, to some extent, the legal steps that the company took to protect it's name and brands matters. There are several different regimes of ...


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It sounds like what you are discussing is a personal liability unrelated to the business which you want to protect from your personal creditors by contributing to an LLC. This is not the usual way that an LLC is used to limit liability. Normally, the idea is that you put business assets into the LLC and that creditors of the LLC arising out of contracts that ...


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An LLC isn’t a corporation to start with So it can hardly be a sham corporation, can it? An LLC is a hybrid structure with some of the features of a corporation and some of the features of a partnership/sole trader. One of the features it shares with a corporation is that it is a legal person so, unless the contracts it entered explicitly bound you, they don’...


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