To comply with all legal requirements and meet your objectives I suggest meeting with an attorney who is versed in corporate law in person. Have your U.S. partner meet with such counsel for further legal advice. As you may realize, no one can effectively tell you both what you need exactly without discussing it in person during a confidential meeting protected by the attorney-client privilege.
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I agree with my colleague.
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You've got several options but which makes the most sense depends on multiple factors. Sit down with an attorney and explore them. It will be well worth the time and you'll get it setup right the first time.
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