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Some of the biggest decisions a company will make involve its finances. Finance decisions can have profound effects on the company; they may keep it afloat or prove disastrous. Financial issues can also arise at various stages of the company’s life cycle, and in a variety of contexts. What are the company’s federal and state tax obligations? Will the company undertake an Initial Public Offering (IPO)? What if the company needs to seek bankruptcy protection? The Finance section of FindLaw’s Corporate Counsel Center provides information on topics relevant to these issues such as Federal and State Taxes, IPOs, Securities, Bankruptcy, and other finance subjects. Let FindLaw’s Finance section help you support your company at its many financial crossroads.

Finance Articles

  • Bankruptcy Questions & Answers

    Not in most Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases. More often than not, filing a bankruptcy petition is a simple process which can be handled through a competent paralegal. That is not to say that there are not cases with extenuating circumstances which ...

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  • Chapter 12 and Family Farm Bankruptcies

    In contrast, for business entities, more than eighty percent (80%) of the entities' assets must relate to the farming operations, more than fifty percent (50%) of the stock or equity must be owned by one family and relatives, and the family must ...

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  • Liquor Laws and Regulations for Retail Dealers

    Forward1. General2. Tax on Retail Dealers3. Tax on limited retail dealers4. Stamp not a license5. Time for payment of special tax6. Retail dealers conducting business at more than one location7. Employer identification number8. Computation of tax9 ...

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  • Bankruptcy: Chapter 7

    Chapter 7 consumer bankruptcy is designed for individuals, married couples and small business owners wishing to make a fresh start, but who are substantially unable to pay debts from current income. While an enterprise debtor in a business ...

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  • New Mexico Bankruptcy Law: Creditors' Meeting Explained

    To those who are not familiar with the process, the bankruptcy process can be complicated and confusing at times. As such, the Bankruptcy Code and Rules require certain notices to creditors and meetings as a means of expediting and organizing the ...

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