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Clausehound is a legal tool geared towards entrepreneurs, early-stage businesses and small businesses alike to help draft legal documents when they are at stages of development that make it cost-prohibitive to hire a lawyer.

Clausehound’s business law learning library and negotiation playbooks provide students and entrepreneurs with a deep understanding of legal clauses, and institutions (colleges, universities and entrepreneur education organizations) with case-based/scenario-based training materials.

Incorporating your business

1. INCORPORATION OF A BUSINESS - CANADA:

 

How do I incorporate a business in Canada?

For Canadian rules/regulations, please go to:

  1. Corporations Canada Guide to Federal Incorporation
  2. To review the fees go to Incorporate a Business

How do I find out how to incorporate a business in Ontario?

  1. Go to Business and Economy - Government of Ontario
  2. Go to Services For Business
  3. Go to "Search, register, renew your business and get a Master Business Licence"

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2. INCORPORATION OF A BUSINESS - UNITED STATES:

How do I incorporate a business in the United States?

For American rules/regulations, please visit:

  1. Go to SBA.gov

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3. INCORPORATION OF A BUSINESS - INTERNATIONAL:

How do I incorporate a business in a foreign country?

For information/regulations, try the Economist Intelligence Unit, which is in Country Information of our databases by subject:

  1. Go to EIU and select the country you are interested in
  2. Select "Reports" and then "Country Commerce"
  3. Go down to "Organizing an Investment" section
  4. See: "Establishing a Local Company" or "Establishing a Local Branch"

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