In This Issue

Business & Corporate

What Is The Middle Market And Small Business Committee, And What Do We Do?

The mission of the Middle Market and Small Business Committee (“MMSB Committee”) is to serve, educate, and bring together corporate, transactional, and securities lawyers—in an effort to improve the legal profession—who regularly counsel and advise small and mid-sized entities and business ownership groups controlled by matriarchs and patriarchs of family offices, entrepreneurs, private equity groups, venture capital firms, and other groups, and smaller publicly-held companies.

Business & Corporate

Shareholders' Agreements: Recent Lessons From The Delaware Courts

With the new 21% flat tax for C corporations enacted by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), P.L. 115-97, business owners are reassessing the use of corporations rather than pass-through entities. In considering the corporate form for a closely held business, a shareholders’ agreement is an important planning tool. Agreements among stockholders are common in venture capital and other funding transactions.