certificate of incorporation

Definition of "certificate of incorporation"
  1. A filed document creating a corporation, stating its purpose, location, initial directors, and the quantity and kinds of stock it may issue
How to use "certificate of incorporation" in a sentence
  1. The new tech company completed its certificate of incorporation last Tuesday.
  2. Before issuing stock, a corporation requires a certificate of incorporation.
  3. Getting a certificate of incorporation is a critical step in forming a corporation.

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