He's the sole owner, has authorized common shares and wants to document that he owns certain of those shares.
The 25102(f) filing should be made. It will not identify the owner, but will act as proof that an essential element of corporation formation, the issuance of securities, has been performed under an exemption from registration.
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I agree with Attorney Doland:
The Limited offering Exemption Notice should be filed. However, it is the corporate records (e.g., share certificate and share transfer ledger) that evidence ownership.
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Mergers / Acquisitions Attorney
Yes. This can be done online here: http://www.dbo.ca.gov/LOEN/default.asp. And the broader answer is that even a closely held corporation with a single shareholder should be cognizant of and comply with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
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