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Corporate Practice Portfolio Series: Doing Business in States Other Than California

October 26, 2015 Articles
Bloomberg BNA

The decision to do business in California will necessarily subject the enterprise to certain requirements of California law, and the degree of the enterprise's involvement with the state will determine which laws apply. California law applicable to foreign corporations has some unusual features not found in most states, including the doctrine of the "pseudo-foreign" or "normally foreign" corporation. This chapter will address the principal legal doctrines applicable under California corporate law to enterprises organized outside of California.