Click here to bookmark Clausehound and search for clause/contract language

Blog Bite: Are unpaid internships legal?

Most jurisdictions’ employment legislation will suggest that, as a default, if someone is doing work for your company (and unless they’re in business for themselves), then they are an employe...

Blog Bite: What’s the Point of Committees?

The Board of Directors is allowed to set up committees, which are delegated certain responsibilities of the Board. These committees may consist of directors but also other individuals who are suit...

Blog Bite: What is a Section 83(b) Election?

Simply put, a Section 83(b) election is a tax code election made by someone who is receiving shares over time. Consider the following: if a founder just started a company, they might go on a th...

Blog Bite: How the Right of First Refusal Interacts with US Securities Law

The Right of First Refusal (ROFR) is a staple clause in most corporations’ shareholder agreements and by-laws. Simply put, it requires any shareholder who is offering (or receives an offer) to s...

Blog Bite: How Could Share Issuance Affect Your Franchise Taxes in Delaware?

Delaware is a popular jurisdiction for incorporation for many companies seeking to operate in the United States on account of it having a comprehensive and supportive set of favourable laws for co...

Blog Bite: Filling Vacancies on Your Board of Directors

Many jurisdictions require an Annual General Meeting at which a Board of Directors is elected, and unless otherwise indicated in company by-laws, every share is entitled to one vote toward the boa...

Blog Bite: Don’t Ignore the “Action Without Meeting” Clause!

In Delaware, and in most other US jurisdictions, a written resolution of shareholders (in lieu of a shareholders’ meeting) can only pass if at least a majority of shareholders entitled to vote a...

Blog Bite: Bringing An Investor Onboard? Document Your Corporate Resolutions!

Delaware, a popular jurisdiction for incorporation in the United States, requires a majority of shareholders to pass a written resolution in lieu of a meeting in most shareholder-level decisions, ...

Do Not-for-Profit Directors Get Paid?

There can be a tendency for entrepreneurs making their initial foray into the not-for-profit (NFP) space to draw parallels and comparisons with their experiences and knowledge from the for-profit ...
All Jurisdictions Announcements API Articles of Incorporation Asset Purchase Agreement Australia Board of Directors Business Canada (General) Canada (ON) Case Law CASL Clausehound Collaboration Commercial Lease Confidential Information Confidentiality Confidentiality Agreement Consulting Agreement Contract Drafting Corporation Costs and Expenses Dispute Resolution Distribution Agreement Employment Employment Agreement Entire Agreement ESOP Events Governing Law Indemnity Independent Contractor Intellectual Property Intellectual Property Transfer Investor Investor Term Sheet IP Transfer Joint Venture Agreement Journey Learn Letter of Intent Liability Limitation of Liability Long Form Marriage Contract Master Services Agreement Memorandum of Understanding Nature of Relationship Nature of Release NDA Non-competition Not for Profit Articles of Incorporation Ownership of Intellectual Property POTL Privacy Privacy Policy Promissory Note Releases Representations and Warranties Services Shareholder Agreement Shareholders Agreement Share Purchase Agreement Software Development Start-up Technology Termination Term Sheet Terms of Use Trademark Registration Transfer of Intellectual Property UK USA Waivers and Releases Website Terms of Use
Show All Tags