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Oregon LLC Benefit Company A majority of U.S. states have adopted benefit corporation statutes. These statutes allow founders to create a corporation and (legally) prioritize other corporate objectives besides shareholder profit. Many corporations have taken advantage of these new laws to prioritize objectives such as improving their community, empowering their workforce,...

Investor Due Diligence When considering whether to make an investment in a privately owned company, determining the right questions to ask of the company offering the investment can be problematic. Formulating the questions will depend on the company being investigated, and, of course, every company is unique. Such an investigation falls under the...

How To Dissolve A Company* Many articles are written about startups and how to launch a company. Far fewer articles are written about how to close down a company, even though that part of a company's lifecycle is nearly inevitable: if a company isn't eventually sold or acquired, at some point in its...

What Is Form D? Form D is a document that must be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") by certain companies raising money from investors. The purpose of the filing is to notify the SEC that the company raising money is doing so under a specific federal exemption from registration....

Common Oregon LLC Errors We often meet with entrepreneurs and business owners who, on their own, have formed their Oregon company, but who have lingering questions. Since these clients ask similar questions, we figured an article answering the most common questions and addressing the most commonly missed issues would be helpful. The...