The Articles of Incorporation is a document that is filed by the individuals organizing the corporation.
The Articles of Incorporation describe the purpose of the corporation as well as the share structure.
The Articles will also list the names of the individuals who are acting as initial directors for the
corporation. Any details of share transfer restrictions, and business activities will also be included in
the Articles of Incorporation. The actual rules governing the management of the corporation is
contained in a separate document called the Bylaws.