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Why do so many companies incorporate in Delaware?

April 07, 2021
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Almost 65% of Fortune 500 companies are domiciled in Delaware. Almost 90% of of the companies that did an IPO in 2019 were Delaware entities. Why is this tiny state on the East Coast the preferred jurisdiction of formation for so many corporations?

Delaware is half the size of most counties in Colorado but it’s a preferred jurisdiction of formation for corporations for three primary reasons. Find out more as Brad Explains the Law on “Why Delaware?” at Jones & Keller.

 

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