Corporate Secretary Center
An extensive collection of Practical Law resources for in-house lawyers and corporate secretaries to use when forming, maintaining, and dissolving corporations and limited liability companies, including forms of certificates of incorporation and formation; bylaws; secretary certificates; board, manager, committee, shareholder, and member resolutions; and other corporate housekeeping documentation. Also includes general corporate governance resources and guidance materials for use in briefing boards of directors.
In-house lawyers and corporate secretaries frequently must:
Form, maintain, and dissolve corporations and limited liability companies.
Perform routine and extraordinary corporate housekeeping actions.
Advise or brief the board of directors on various corporate governance issues.
The Corporate Secretary Center is an extensive collection of Practical Law resources that can be used by in-house counsel and corporate secretaries when performing these functions. These Standard Documents, Standard Clauses, Practice Notes, and other resources are organized as follows:
General corporate governance (see General Corporate Governance Resources).
Company formation, dissolution, and other housekeeping (see Company Formation, Dissolution, and Other Housekeeping).
Board, manager, and committee resolutions (see Board, Manager, and Committee Resolutions).
Secretary's certificates (see Secretary's Certificates).
Board charters and policies (see Board Charters and Policies).
Advising the board and its committees (see Guidance for Advising the Board and Board Committees).
Shareholder and member resolutions (see Shareholder and Member Resolutions).