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Latest thoughts from our lawyers on current issues of Russian and American law.

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US Law

How to Properly Distribute Shares in a Corporation

If you don’t have the time to read the entire article, at least remember this: the number of issued shares may not exceed the number of authorized shares.

Evgeny Krasnov
September 18, 2022
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Startups

SAFE: Should’ve Asked For an Explanation

An explanation of the mechanics and shortcomings of the most popular instrument for investing in startups, plus our solution.

Evgeny Krasnov
September 18, 2022
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US Law

Who Is Who in a Delaware C-corporation

We delve into the respective responsibilities and distinctions between incorporators, directors, shareholders, and officers.

Evgeny Krasnov
September 14, 2022
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Crypto

Blockchain or Web3 Domains: Technology, Legal Aspects, Trademarks, and Brand Protection

We describe how blockchain domains work and how brand owners and blockchain domain name owners can protect their rights.

Vasily Agateev
September 7, 2022
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Startups

Trends in Structuring Venture Capital Funds

This article focuses on the main trends in structuring venture funds, including Rolling Funds, Cell-Funds, and RIAs.

Roman Buzko
April 15, 2022
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Crypto

Crypto-Lending Platform Charged by SEC for Unregistered Securities Offering in $100m Settlement

While loving couples were celebrating St. Valentine’s, the SEC, in its first-ever action against crypto lending platforms, charged BlockFi Lending LLC (BlockFi) with failing to register the offers and sales of its retail crypto lending product.

Roman Buzko
February 17, 2022
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US Law

How to Link Your U.S. and Foreign Company to Optimize Taxes and Money Transfers

How can you make separate legal entities work well together? The parent-subsidiary structure is not the only way to link a U.S. and foreign company. Read on and find out.

Anastasiya Belyaeva
December 10, 2021
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US Law

LLC or C-corp: Which Is Best for Your Business?

If you’re planning to start a business in the US, you will most likely need to form a legal entity. Currently, the most common company structures in the US are a limited liability company (LLC) and C-corporation (C-corp). In this guide, we will briefly examine the key differences between the two and provide recommendations that will help you choose the most suitable legal entity for your needs.

Evgeny Krasnov
September 17, 2021
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US Law

Who Can Qualify for the O-1 Visa for Individuals of Extraordinary Ability?

The O-1 visa is the top employment visa, reserved for individuals of “extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics.”

Evgeny Krasnov
May 31, 2019