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Legal Terminology - Unit 36 - Corporations
stock
share
shareholder
subscriber
a right of ownership in a portion of the assets of a corporat…
a definite part of the capital of a company or corporation; a…
a person who owns a share or shares of stock in a corporation…
one who writes his/her signature to any document; one who sig…
stock
a right of ownership in a portion of the assets of a corporat…
share
a definite part of the capital of a company or corporation; a…
27 terms
Legal: Chapter 19: Corporations
RETAINED EARNINGS
DOMESTIC CORPORATION
FOREIGN CORPORATION
ALIEN CORPORATION
When a corporation ears profits, it can with pass ten on to s…
Doing business in home state - state of incorporation
Formed in one state but doing business in another
Formed in another country but doing business in America
RETAINED EARNINGS
When a corporation ears profits, it can with pass ten on to s…
DOMESTIC CORPORATION
Doing business in home state - state of incorporation
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Legal: Chapter 19: Corporations
RETAINED EARNINGS
DOMESTIC CORPORATION
FOREIGN CORPORATION
ALIEN CORPORATION
When a corporation ears profits, it can with pass ten on to s…
Doing business in home state - state of incorporation
Formed in one state but doing business in another
Formed in another country but doing business in America
RETAINED EARNINGS
When a corporation ears profits, it can with pass ten on to s…
DOMESTIC CORPORATION
Doing business in home state - state of incorporation
27 terms
Legal: Chapter 19: Corporations
RETAINED EARNINGS
DOMESTIC CORPORATION
FOREIGN CORPORATION
ALIEN CORPORATION
When a corporation ears profits, it can with pass ten on to s…
Doing business in home state - state of incorporation
Formed in one state but doing business in another
Formed in another country but doing business in America
RETAINED EARNINGS
When a corporation ears profits, it can with pass ten on to s…
DOMESTIC CORPORATION
Doing business in home state - state of incorporation
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Legal Terminology - Unit 35 - Proprietorships, Partnerships, Corporations
proprietor
sole proprietor
partnership
general partnership
the owner of a business; one who has legal right or exclusive…
the simplest type of business organization; a business concer…
the legal relationship created when two or more people join t…
partnership in which the parties carry on a business for prof…
proprietor
the owner of a business; one who has legal right or exclusive…
sole proprietor
the simplest type of business organization; a business concer…
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Legal Terms for CORPORATE LAW
sole proprietor
partnership
limited partnership
franchise
Business owned by one, entitled to all the profits, liable fo…
Two or more people in a business entitled to all the profits,…
Has not debts, has no management rights, loses only what he i…
The franchisor grants the right to the franchisee to use the…
sole proprietor
Business owned by one, entitled to all the profits, liable fo…
partnership
Two or more people in a business entitled to all the profits,…
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Legal and OMV contract corporate
usufruct
precondition
null and void
to deem sth
Nutzrecht, Nießbrauch
Vorbedingung, Vorraussetzung
Null und Nichtig
für/als etwas erachten
usufruct
Nutzrecht, Nießbrauch
precondition
Vorbedingung, Vorraussetzung
Legal Environment: Chapter 19 Corporations
Alien corporation
articles of incorporation
benefit corporation
business judgment rule
a designation in the United States for a corporation formed i…
the document filed with the appropriate governmental agency,…
a for profit corporation that seeks to have a material positi…
a rule that immunizes corporate management from liability for…
Alien corporation
a designation in the United States for a corporation formed i…
articles of incorporation
the document filed with the appropriate governmental agency,…
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The Legal Environment Ch. 15: Corporations
Corporations
Dividend
Retained earnings
Domestic corporation
A legal entity formed in compliance with statutory requiremen…
A distribution to corporate shareholders of corporate profits…
The portion of a corporation's profits that has not been paid…
In a given state, a corporation that does business in, and is…
Corporations
A legal entity formed in compliance with statutory requiremen…
Dividend
A distribution to corporate shareholders of corporate profits…
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Chapter 6: Corporations,contracts, and antitrust legal issues
Arbitration
Breach of Contract
Clayton Act
Contract
A form of alternative dispute resolution in which a dispute i…
Violation of one of more terms of a contract that can result…
Federal antitrust statute that exempts union activities from…
(1) A legally enforceable agreement; (2) An agreement between…
Arbitration
A form of alternative dispute resolution in which a dispute i…
Breach of Contract
Violation of one of more terms of a contract that can result…
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Ch06 Corporations, Contracts, and Antitrust Legal Issues
acceptance
adhesion contract
arbitration
boilerplate
Agreeing to an offer, reflecting a meeting of minds on terms…
An agreement that may be unenforceable because unequal bargai…
A form of alternative dispute resolution in which a dispute i…
Standard contract provisions
acceptance
Agreeing to an offer, reflecting a meeting of minds on terms…
adhesion contract
An agreement that may be unenforceable because unequal bargai…
21 terms
8. Corporate Structure and legal issues
Express Corporate Authority
Implied Corporate Authority
Ultra Vires
Executive Committee
power specifically delegated by statute
the right to perform any and all acts necessary to exercise a…
beyond the powers. Acts conducted by an organization that lie…
working group of the governing body that has delegated author…
Express Corporate Authority
power specifically delegated by statute
Implied Corporate Authority
the right to perform any and all acts necessary to exercise a…
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Veil of incorporation - Corporate Legal Personality
Can the corporate veil ever be pierced?
DHN Food Distributors Ltd v Tower Haml…
Woolfson v Strathclyde Regional Council
Lee v Lee's Air Farming Ltd
https://www.ashurst.com/publication-item.aspx?id_Content=9613
According to Lord Denning MR, the subsidiaries were "bound ha…
Bridal clothing shop purchased by the Glasgow Corporation. Th…
The question was raised before the Privy Council due the clai…
Can the corporate veil ever be pierced?
https://www.ashurst.com/publication-item.aspx?id_Content=9613
DHN Food Distributors Ltd v Tower Haml…
According to Lord Denning MR, the subsidiaries were "bound ha…
37 terms
Chapter 6: Corporations, Contracts, and Antitrust Legal Issues
acceptance
adhesion contract
arbitration
boilerplate
Agreeing to an offer, reflecting a meeting of minds on terms…
An agreement that may be unenforceable because unequal bargai…
A form of alternative dispute resolution in which a dispute i…
Standard contract provisions
acceptance
Agreeing to an offer, reflecting a meeting of minds on terms…
adhesion contract
An agreement that may be unenforceable because unequal bargai…
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Legal and Ethical Chapter 6 - Corporations, Contracts, and Antitrust Legal Issues
Arbitration
Breach of Contract
Clayton Act
Contract
a form of alternative dispute resolution in which a dispute i…
violation of one or more terms of a contract that can result…
federal antitrust statute that exempts union activities from…
a legally enforceable agreement; an agreement between a union…
Arbitration
a form of alternative dispute resolution in which a dispute i…
Breach of Contract
violation of one or more terms of a contract that can result…
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Pozgar - Ch 7 - Corporate Structure and Legal Issues
Office of Government Ethics (OGE)
14th Amendment
Civil Rights Act
Sherman Anti-Trust Act
Meant to prevent and resolve conflicts of interest involving…
States shall not deny any person EQUAL PROTECTION UNDER THE L…
Racial discrimination prohibited
Contracts in restraint of trade illegal; affects reduced mark…
Office of Government Ethics (OGE)
Meant to prevent and resolve conflicts of interest involving…
14th Amendment
States shall not deny any person EQUAL PROTECTION UNDER THE L…
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Chapter 9: Corporate Structure and Legal Issues Midterm...
1. Express
2. Implied
3. Ultra Vires Acts
4. Executive Committee
Authority designated by statute
Authority not expressed by written words
Acting beyond scope of authority
Liaison between management and full board... Reviews & make rec…
1. Express
Authority designated by statute
2. Implied
Authority not expressed by written words
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Chapter 9 - Corporate Structure and Legal Issues
EXPRESS Corporate Authority
IMPLIED Corporate Authority
ULTRA VIRES ACT
Corporate Committee Structure: EXECUTI…
the power granted by state statute
authority not expressed by written words
acting beyond scope of authority
liaison between management and full board
EXPRESS Corporate Authority
the power granted by state statute
IMPLIED Corporate Authority
authority not expressed by written words
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Chapter 15 : Corporate law (Legal English)
Agreement
Express agreement
Implied agreement
Articles of incorporation
Accord, convention
Convention expresse
Convention tacite
Acte constitutif
Agreement
Accord, convention
Express agreement
Convention expresse
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Chapter 9 Corporate Structure and legal issues
Governing body of a healthcare corpora…
express corporate authority
implied corporate authority
ultra vires acts
incorporated under state law, ... has specific duties include ho…
delegated by statute
is involved in cases in which authority not specifically gran…
are those in which a governing body acts beyond its expressed…
Governing body of a healthcare corpora…
incorporated under state law, ... has specific duties include ho…
express corporate authority
delegated by statute
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Legal Terms - Corporate, Partnerships, and Sole Proprietorships
Accounting
Agency
Annual Meeting
Annual Report
An equitable action brought to obtain an adjudication (decisi…
A relationship in which one person acts for or on behalf of a…
A regular meeting of the stockholders of a corporation, held…
A report issued yearly by a corporation, informing its stockh…
Accounting
An equitable action brought to obtain an adjudication (decisi…
Agency
A relationship in which one person acts for or on behalf of a…
24 terms
515: Corporate Structure and Legal Issues (ch.9)
The governing body of a healthcare cor…
Authority of corporations
Express corporate authority
Implied corporate authority
1. incorporated under state law... 2. Specific duties (hold meet…
1. Express corporate authority... 2. Implied corporate authority…
delegated by statute
invoked i cases in which authority not specifically granted i…
The governing body of a healthcare cor…
1. incorporated under state law... 2. Specific duties (hold meet…
Authority of corporations
1. Express corporate authority... 2. Implied corporate authority…
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Chapter 9 - Corporate Structure and Legal Issues
express corporate authority
articles of incorporation
implied corporate authority
ultra vires acts
power specifically delegated by a statue; healthcare corp der…
set forth the purpose of the org's existence and the powers t…
right to perform any and all acts necessary to exercise a cor…
"beyond the powers," acts conducted by an organization that l…
express corporate authority
power specifically delegated by a statue; healthcare corp der…
articles of incorporation
set forth the purpose of the org's existence and the powers t…
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Lecture 8 : Corporate Governance: the legal framework
Executive director
Non-executive director
Chairman of the board
Alternative director
Work in companies on a day-to-day basis ( this is irrespectiv…
Are not making career in the company and are often critical
Is the main person of the board ( in UK the chairman is not a…
replaces the director when e.g. ill
Executive director
Work in companies on a day-to-day basis ( this is irrespectiv…
Non-executive director
Are not making career in the company and are often critical
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Legal English - Contract Law, Corporate Law
parties to agreement
unilateral agreement
execute agreement
seal
стороны договора
односторонний договор
оформить договор
печать
parties to agreement
стороны договора
unilateral agreement
односторонний договор
18 terms
Pozgar - Ch 7 - Corporate Structure and Legal Issues
1. Office of Government Ethics (OGE)
2. 14 Amendment
3. Civil Rights Act
4. Sherman Anti-Trust Act
Meant to prevent and resolve conflicts of interest involving…
States shall not deny any person EQUAL PROTECTION UNDER THE L…
Racial discrimination prohibited
Contracts in restraint of trade illegal; affects reduced mark…
1. Office of Government Ethics (OGE)
Meant to prevent and resolve conflicts of interest involving…
2. 14 Amendment
States shall not deny any person EQUAL PROTECTION UNDER THE L…
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Corporate Structures and Legal Issues Chapter 7
The governing body of an organization:
Articles of incorporation:
Express Corp. Authority... Implied Corp.…
Committees conduct the business of the…
Oversees and controls the corporation's activities. This body…
Detail the corp. purpose and the powers it is authorized to e…
is delegated by a statute.... is invoked in cases in which auth…
Executive committee -- has the authority to act on behalf of…
The governing body of an organization:
Oversees and controls the corporation's activities. This body…
Articles of incorporation:
Detail the corp. purpose and the powers it is authorized to e…
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Chapter 9: Corporate Structure and Legal Issues Midterm
Express
Implied
Ultra Vires Acts
Executive Committee
Authority designated by statute
Authority not expressed by written words
Acting beyond scope of authority
Liaison between management and full board... Reviews & make rec…
Express
Authority designated by statute
Implied
Authority not expressed by written words
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Ch. 24: Legal Aspects of Corporate Finance
Stockholders have priority over bondho…
Private equity is not ideal for establ…
The face value of a bond is also known…
Bonds give away ownership interests
False
True
False
False
Stockholders have priority over bondho…
False
Private equity is not ideal for establ…
True
70 terms
Chapter 6: Fundamentals of Law, Corporations, Contracts, Legal Issues
Acceptance
Adhesion contract
Acquisitions
Arbitration
Agreeing to an offer, reflecting a meeting of minds on terms…
Another type of contract or clause that may be found against…
One company is subsumed by another, but they are often a take…
A form alternative dispute resolution in which a a dispute is…
Acceptance
Agreeing to an offer, reflecting a meeting of minds on terms…
Adhesion contract
Another type of contract or clause that may be found against…
36 terms
FOL HIIM Ch 6 Corporations contracts antitrust legal issues
Acceptance
Adhesion contract
Arbitration
Boilerplate
Agreeing to an offer, reflecting a meeting of minds on terms…
An agreement that may be unenforceable because unequal bargai…
A form of alternative dispute resolution in which a dispute i…
Standard contract provisions
Acceptance
Agreeing to an offer, reflecting a meeting of minds on terms…
Adhesion contract
An agreement that may be unenforceable because unequal bargai…
24 terms
| Business Law & The Legal Environment | Ch.20 - Definitions (Corporations)
Corporation
Dividend
Retained Earnings
Holding Company
A legal entity formed in compliance with statutory requiremen…
A distribution of corporate profits to the corporation's shar…
The portion of a corporation's profits that has not been paid…
A company whose business activity is holding shares in anothe…
Corporation
A legal entity formed in compliance with statutory requiremen…
Dividend
A distribution of corporate profits to the corporation's shar…
24 terms
| Business Law & The Legal Environment | Ch.20 - Definitions (Corporations)
Corporation
Dividend
Retained Earnings
Holding Company
A legal entity formed in compliance with statutory requiremen…
A distribution of corporate profits to the corporation's shar…
The portion of a corporation's profits that has not been paid…
A company whose business activity is holding shares in anothe…
Corporation
A legal entity formed in compliance with statutory requiremen…
Dividend
A distribution of corporate profits to the corporation's shar…
24 terms
| Business Law & The Legal Environment | Ch.20 - Definitions (Corporations)
Corporation
Dividend
Retained Earnings
Holding Company
A legal entity formed in compliance with statutory requiremen…
A distribution of corporate profits to the corporation's shar…
The portion of a corporation's profits that has not been paid…
A company whose business activity is holding shares in anothe…
Corporation
A legal entity formed in compliance with statutory requiremen…
Dividend
A distribution of corporate profits to the corporation's shar…
36 terms
FOL HIIM Ch 6 Corporations contracts antitrust legal issues
Acceptance
Adhesion contract
Arbitration
Boilerplate
Agreeing to an offer, reflecting a meeting of minds on terms…
An agreement that may be unenforceable because unequal bargai…
A form of alternative dispute resolution in which a dispute i…
Standard contract provisions
Acceptance
Agreeing to an offer, reflecting a meeting of minds on terms…
Adhesion contract
An agreement that may be unenforceable because unequal bargai…
70 terms
Chapter 6: Fundamentals of Law for HIT Corporations, Contracts, Legal Issues
Acceptance
Adhesion contract
Acquisitions
Arbitration
Agreeing to an offer, reflecting a meeting of minds on terms…
Another type of contract or clause that may be found against…
One company is subsumed by another, but they are often a take…
A form alternative dispute resolution in which a a dispute is…
Acceptance
Agreeing to an offer, reflecting a meeting of minds on terms…
Adhesion contract
Another type of contract or clause that may be found against…
11 terms
Legal Environment of Business - Chapter 33 (Nature, Formation, and Powers - Corporations)
Corporation Attributes
Classification of Corporations
Subchapter S Corporation
Professional Corporation
Legal Entity - entity apart from its shareholders, distinct r…
Public or Private... Profit or Nonprofit... Domestic or Foreign…
Eligible corporation electing to be taxed as a partnership un…
Corporation form under which duly licensed individuals may pr…
Corporation Attributes
Legal Entity - entity apart from its shareholders, distinct r…
Classification of Corporations
Public or Private... Profit or Nonprofit... Domestic or Foreign…
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Court reporter legal terminology: Corporations, Partnerships, and Sole Proprietorships
dissolution
accounting
stock broker
incorporation
a change in relationship of partners caused by a partner's ce…
an equitable action brought by members of a partnership to re…
person employed in buying and selling of stock for others
a corporation is domiciled within this state
dissolution
a change in relationship of partners caused by a partner's ce…
accounting
an equitable action brought by members of a partnership to re…
25 terms
HA 3347 - Chapter 9 - Corporate Structure and Legal Issues
Express corporate authority
Implied corporate authority
Ultra vires act
Executive committee
the power granted by state laws
authority not expressed by written words
acting beyond scope of authority
connection between management and full board
Express corporate authority
the power granted by state laws
Implied corporate authority
authority not expressed by written words
13 terms
The Legal Environment Today Ch 24: Investor Protection and Corporate Governance
Accredited Investor
Corporate Governance
Free-Writing Prospectus
Insider Trading
In the context of securities offerings, a "sophisticated" inv…
A set of policies or procedures affecting the way a corporati…
Any type of written, electronic, or graphic offer that descri…
The purchase or sale of securities on the basis of inside inf…
Accredited Investor
In the context of securities offerings, a "sophisticated" inv…
Corporate Governance
A set of policies or procedures affecting the way a corporati…
15 terms
2.4 Business and Businesses - Corporate Structure and Legal Status
Sole trader
Sole proprietor
Partnership
Limited company, Limited liability com…
is a person who owns their own business and does not have a p…
(...) of a business is the owner of the business, when it is…
is a relationship in which two or more people, businesses, or…
is a company whose owners are legally responsible for only a…
Sole trader
is a person who owns their own business and does not have a p…
Sole proprietor
(...) of a business is the owner of the business, when it is…
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Unit 3~Chapter 22: Legal Rules for Corporate Governance
How do Shareholders Exercise Power?
Explain Shareholders' Meetings in Publ…
Explain shareholders access to informa…
Explain shareholders agreements.
~Shareholders act collectively - usually at meetings... ~ Direct…
~Shareholders generally participate by proxy... ~ Management mus…
Shareholders and creditors entitled to reasonable access to:…
They are customization of small corporations from default... sta…
How do Shareholders Exercise Power?
~Shareholders act collectively - usually at meetings... ~ Direct…
Explain Shareholders' Meetings in Publ…
~Shareholders generally participate by proxy... ~ Management mus…
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Final Exam MC Questions The Legal Environment of Business: Small Business Organizations, Limited Liability Business Forms, Corporations
Kari is the sole proprietor of Living…
Silvano owns Textbooks Plus, a sole pr…
Noah and Orin do business as Personnel…
Luke and Maya form Northwest Air Expre…
b. only personal income taxes
a. dissolve
c. an entity
d. goodwill
Kari is the sole proprietor of Living…
b. only personal income taxes
Silvano owns Textbooks Plus, a sole pr…
a. dissolve
52 terms
Fundamentals of Law for Health Informatics and Information Management Ch 6 Corporations, Contracts and Antitrust Legal Issues
Acceptance
Adhesion Contract
Arbitration
Boilerplate
Agreeing to an offer, reflecting a meeting of minds on terms…
An agreement that may be unenforceable because unequal bargai…
A form of alternative dispute resolution in which a dispute i…
Standard contract provisions.
Acceptance
Agreeing to an offer, reflecting a meeting of minds on terms…
Adhesion Contract
An agreement that may be unenforceable because unequal bargai…
50 terms
Fundamentals of Law for Health Informatics and Information Management, 2nd Edition, Chapter 6 Corporations, Contracts and Antitrust Legal Issues
Acceptance
Adhesion Contract
Arbitration
Boilerplate
Agreeing to an offer, reflecting a meeting of minds on terms…
An agreement that may be unenforceable because unequal bargai…
A form of alternative dispute resolution in which a dispute i…
Standard contract provisions.
Acceptance
Agreeing to an offer, reflecting a meeting of minds on terms…
Adhesion Contract
An agreement that may be unenforceable because unequal bargai…
50 terms
Fundamentals of Law for Health Informatics and Information Management, 2nd Edition, Chapter 6 Corporations, Contracts and Antitrust Legal Issues
Acceptance
Adhesion Contract
Arbitration
Boilerplate
Agreeing to an offer, reflecting a meeting of minds on terms…
An agreement that may be unenforceable because unequal bargai…
A form of alternative dispute resolution in which a dispute i…
Standard contract provisions.
Acceptance
Agreeing to an offer, reflecting a meeting of minds on terms…
Adhesion Contract
An agreement that may be unenforceable because unequal bargai…
52 terms
Final Exam MC Questions The Legal Environment of Business: Small Business Organizations, Limited Liability Business Forms, Corporations
Kari is the sole proprietor of Living…
Silvano owns Textbooks Plus, a sole pr…
Noah and Orin do business as Personnel…
Luke and Maya form Northwest Air Expre…
b. only personal income taxes
a. dissolve
c. an entity
d. goodwill
Kari is the sole proprietor of Living…
b. only personal income taxes
Silvano owns Textbooks Plus, a sole pr…
a. dissolve
52 terms
Final Exam MC Questions The Legal Environment of Business: Small Business Organizations, Limited Liability Business Forms, Corporations
Kari is the sole proprietor of Living…
Silvano owns Textbooks Plus, a sole pr…
Noah and Orin do business as Personnel…
Luke and Maya form Northwest Air Expre…
b. only personal income taxes
a. dissolve
c. an entity
d. goodwill
Kari is the sole proprietor of Living…
b. only personal income taxes
Silvano owns Textbooks Plus, a sole pr…
a. dissolve
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The Legal Environment Today Ch 24 Rev1: Investor Protection and Corporate Governance
Insider Trading
Proxy
SEC Rule 10b.5
Securities
The purchase or sale of securities on the basis of inside inf…
A proxy is a person who is designated by another to represent…
A rule of the Securities and Exchange Commission that makes i…
Generally, a stock certificate, bond, note, debenture, warran…
Insider Trading
The purchase or sale of securities on the basis of inside inf…
Proxy
A proxy is a person who is designated by another to represent…
12 terms
Corporations
corporations
articles of incorporation
corporate charter
board of directors
Groups of ividuals authorized by law to act as a single entit…
Is a written legal document that defines ownership and operat…
License to operate granted to a corporation by the state wher…
A group of people elected by the stockholders of a corporatio…
corporations
Groups of ividuals authorized by law to act as a single entit…
articles of incorporation
Is a written legal document that defines ownership and operat…
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