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  Company (law) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A company is not necessarily a corporation, and thus may not have a separate existence from its members.
For example, in the law of the United Kingdom, a company is a legal person with a separate identity from its members, and thus would be a form of corporation.
The most important legislation governing company law is found in the Companies Act 1985 and to a lesser extent the Companies Act 1989.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Company_(law)   (357 words)

 CIVIL / COMMERCIAL / COMPANY AND OTHER ECONOMIC LAW   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The main law governing the establishment and legal requirements of the legal entities recognized by the Georgian legislation is the law "on Entrepreneurs", which was adopted by the Parliament of Georgia on 28 October 1994 and entered into force on 1 March 1995.
A company, the liability of which vis-à-vis creditors is limited to all its assets, and liability of all partners is limited to the amount of their payments in share capital, is a limited liability company.
A waiver by the company of claims for damages against the directors or settlement of such claims by the company shall be null and void vis-à-vis the creditors of the company.
www.bisnis.doc.gov /bisnis/country/CIVILAW.htm   (4567 words)

 The Company Law of the People's Republic of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In the case of a limited liability company, the shareholders are liable thereto to the extent of their capital contribution, and the company is liable for its debts to the extent of all of its assets.
In the case of a joint stock limited company, its total capital is divided into stocks of equal value, and the shareholders are liable thereto to the extent of their share holdings, and the Company is liable for its debts to the extent of all of its assets.
Where a branch company is to be established after the establishment of the limited liability company, the company's legal representative shall apply to the company registration authority for registration of such branch company, and it shall be issued a business license.
www.cclaw.net /download/companylaw.asp   (10683 words)

 UAE Company Law Background
Therefore, with the exception of companies exempted by the Ruler of an Emirate or operating by means of a special concession, it was imperative for foreign individuals or business entities wishing to establish a presence in the UAE to acquire a trade licence issued by the relevant Municipality.
All companies operating in the UAE were allowed a grace period of one year from the effective date to conform to the provisions of the Law.
The Company Law, which may be considered a relatively advanced legislative instrument, was based mainly on the practice and experience of neighbouring Arab countries which have used the French legal system of companies classification.
gulf-law.com /uaecolaw_background.html   (1065 words)

 Company - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Companies or Corporations, which depending on the jurisdiction, may or may not have the same legal meaning
"The Company" is a euphemism for the Central Intelligence Agency
Zeus Inc. corporation from The Company series of novels by Kage Baker is also often referred to as "the Company"
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Company   (172 words)

 company_law   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Public companies are able to offer their shares for sale to the public, however they need not be listed on the stock exchange, nor need the public hold an interest in these shares.
When a company requires that an additional copy of the memorandum and articles of the company be certified by the Registrar, the company shall lodge a notarially certified additional copy under cover of Form CM 51 with the Registrar who shall affix his seal to the said copy.
When a company requires that an additional copy of a special resolution of the company be certified by the Registrar, the company shall lodge such additional copy under cover of Form CM 51 with the Registrar who shall certify the said copy.
www.mti.gov.na /allaboutus_text/company_law.htm   (2156 words)

 Company Law
The Companies Acts of 1931 to 1993 define the types of companies which may be incorporated and the manner in which their affairs should be conducted.
Every company requires at least two directors and a company secretary (who may be one of the two directors).
All companies are required to keep proper financial records and audited accounts should be submitted to the shareholders at the annual general meeting.
www.ey.com /GLOBAL/content.nsf/Isle_of_Man/Fiduciary_Law   (432 words)

Company cannot ratify the contract because it was not in existence at the time the contract was made.
Company’s memorandum must contain an objects clause - a clause which states the purpose or purposes for which the company was incorporated.
Limited company with share capital must have a clause stating the total amount of share capital with which it proposes to be registered and the division of that capital into shares of a fixed amount.
www.som.hw.ac.uk /buslm1/ComLaw2/Companylaw.htm   (9850 words)

Kazakhstan’s Joint Stock Company (JSC) Law, passed July 10, 1998 and replacing an older 1994 law “On Business Partnerships”;, was modeled after the Russian JSC law and also the corporate law of the State of Montana (U.S.).
The 1998 Kazakhstani JSC law defines the legal status of a joint stock company, and establishes procedures for its establishment, its reorganization and its liquidation.
The JSC law’s provisions to protect shareholders include imposition of a general duty of care on company officers and members of the board of directors, also a requirement to act in good faith and in the company’s best interests.
www.bisnis.doc.gov /bisnis/isa/991115jsc.htm   (830 words)

 Company Formation - A brief overview of French corporate law.
French Company Formation - (in French - Constitution d'une société) - There are numerous types of company structure which are provided for by French Law, however today the great majority of trading entities in France have taken the form either of a Société Anonyme (S.A.) or a Société à Responsabilité Limitée (S.A.R.L.).
There is no such thing (currently) as an off the shelf company at French Law and all types of companies require that a minimum fixed amount of share capital be lodged and temporarily frozen prior to formation.
There are no longer any important constraints on either shareholders, or officers of a company, (be they individuals or corporate bodies), whose nationality is that of one of the member states of the European Union.
www.triplet.com /40-10_corporate/40-20_companylaw.asp   (417 words)

 Welcome to the Legal Information Institute
The act begins with the legislative finding that "the guarantee of due process of law under the Constitution of South Dakota applies equally to born and unborn human beings, and that under the Constitution of South Dakota, a pregnant mother and her unborn child, each possess a natural and inalienable right to life."
November 29 - Congressional Research Service report (pdf) on the U.S. Supreme Court's use of precedent: "the law of stare decisis in constitutional decision making can be considered amorphous and manipulable, and it is difficult to predict when the Court will rely on stare decisis and when it will depart from it.
United States (04-368), overturns the company's obstruction of justice conviction because of improper jury instructions.
www.law.cornell.edu   (1208 words)

 Company Law Review
Although the vast majority of UK companies are small, company law has been written traditionally with the large company in mind.
In addition to the changes in the law itself, the Government will ensure that there is appropriate advice and guidance available to users of company law, particularly smaller firms and their advisers, so that all can understand the options available to them and the requirements placed upon them.
This review, the Company Law Review or CLR, was led by an independent Steering Group whose aim was to develop a simple, modern, efficient and cost effective framework for carrying out business activity in Britain for the twenty-first century.
www.dti.gov.uk /cld/review.htm   (551 words)

 Company Law
Directors' Fiduciary Duties to Creditors of Currently Solvent Companies Thomas Henry Coleman heads the Bankruptcy and Reorganization Department of Troy and Gould Professional Corporation, Los Angeles.
If the company is definitely balance-sheet insolvent, however, the directors’ fiduciary duty is owed to the corporation and its creditors because the equity security holders by definition have nothing of value to protect.
Instead, he concludes that corporate actions that are manifestly egregious may, in appropriate cases, be checked through actions by creditors for injunctions or receiverships.
www.ceb.com /newsletterv1/company_law.htm   (599 words)

 SSRN-Silence Is Golden: The European Company Statute as a Catalyst for Company Law Arbitrage by Luca Enriques
Matters not covered by the Statute are governed by the law on public limited-liability companies of the Member State in which the SE has its registered office and central administration.
The purpose of this paper is to show that the very lack of a uniform regime on issues affecting a company's position (as prey or predator) in the market for corporate control may prove to be a key factor for the success of this new legal form.
Enriques, Luca, "Silence Is Golden: The European Company Statute as a Catalyst for Company Law Arbitrage" (March 2003).
papers.ssrn.com /sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=384801   (399 words)

 Law.com - Navratilova Settles With Credit Card Company
But Navratilova claimed that she is "not an officer" of the company and has no management role, but instead was told that she was an "honorary officer."
But in their answer to the suit, Derderian, Becker and Do Tell disputed that claim, alleging that Navratilova is president of the company and also serves as a director.
According to Do Tell's counterclaims, documents created when the company was founded show that Navratilova was elected president, Derderian was elected to the positions of CEO and treasurer, and Becker was elected to the positions of chief operations officer and secretary.
www.law.com /jsp/article.jsp?id=1121763919923   (912 words)

 Company Law   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The formation of a company by registration under the Companies Acts.
The law relating to the Memorandum and Articles of Association.
The law relating to company management, administration, mergers, take-overs, and monopolies, companies, capitalism, and industrial democracy.
www.nuigalway.ie /law/Courses/company_omalley.html   (140 words)

 Welcome to Chinese Civil Law Forum - CCLAW.NET
Chinese Civil Law Forum, sponsored by Babelcom, is dedicated to the dissemination of information on China's private sector legal institutions (property law, contract law, company law, partnership law, and sole proprietorship law) in English.
We are in the process of building a depositary of information related to the legislative activities concerning the Chinese Property Law, including the English version of the draft provisions, commentaries and case studies.
Therefore, we first produce a draft of the law and invite comments and suggestions from readers; after a period of time, we will make available a final version.
www.cclaw.net   (554 words)

 Fort Lauderdale Limited Liability Company Lawyer - LLC - Schecter Law - Ft. Lauderdale - Attorney - Law Firm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
If our client determines that a limited liability company is the most appropriate business organization to utilize we would create the limited liability company.
Florida limited liability company law, including the formation of limited liability company is governed by F.S. Chapter 608.
We at Schecter Law are proud that we have been recognized with the highest AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
www.schecterlaw.com /practice_corporate_llc.htm   (336 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Company Law: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Hannigan Company Law hopes to capture the dynamism of company law, reflect its topicality and, above all, help students master some of its intricacies.
This well-established and respected student textbook, deals with company law in a lively, practical and contextual way.
It had everything I could possibly need to understand the corporate structure, company law's backdrop, and all the policy issues surrounding the law.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0406048002   (402 words)

 Company Law and Corporate Governance:Department   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Policy makers in OECD countries have increasingly come to address company law in an economic context.
As company laws are being reformed, the impact of legislation on entrepreneurship, corporate competitiveness and resource allocation are becoming central issues.
The initiatives of the European Commission on corporate law and corporate governance were presented in May 2003 in an Action Plan on "Modernising Company Law and Enhancing Corporate Governance in the EU".
www.oecd.org /department/0,2688,en_2649_34727_1_1_1_1_1,00.html   (182 words)

 French Law: FAQs for French Company Law in France
In general terms the answer would be "Yes" — although his or her role as a Director (in French Administrateur and not Directeur) would be distinct from his or her separate salaried position in, say, a technical function.
misappropriation of company funds, the liability of an Administrateur of an S.A.or an S.A.R.L. is limited to the amount of his shareholding in the company.
Different types of charge or similar guarantees may be taken over shares, the business per se, fixed assets, real property etc. The undertaking thereof is nevertheless quite formal, but may be carried out by joint agreement by the parties or in certain circumstances by an ex-parte petition.
www.triplet.com /80-10_faq/80-20_compagny.asp   (653 words)

 American Trademark Company
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Neither The American Trademark Company, Inc., the Law Office of J.B. Bochinski, nor its advisors will be liable or responsible for any damage or inconvenience caused or alleged to be caused by the use of the information on this web site.
www.americantrademark.com   (316 words)

 Company Law (Hons)
The Company Law Review Steering Group’s (CLRSG) Consultative Papers (1998-2001) and Final Report (June 2001) on Company Law Reform are available in pdf format on the Department of Trade and Industry’s website at http://www.dti.gov.uk/cld/review.htm
Kelly and J. Parkinson “The Conceptual Foundations of the Company: A Pluralist Approach” in The Political Economy of the Company (eds.
Why does the structure of company law (in terms of the balance between rules that are (a) mandatory (b) permissive or enabling and (c) presumptive or default) matter?
www.lib.gla.ac.uk /courses/law/macneil3.shtml   (5347 words)

 OUP: Reforming Company and Takeover Law in Europe: Ferrarini   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
This book is the first to deal comprehensively with both the 13th directive and the EU company law action plan, providing commentary on the action plan, and critically assessing what the future may hold.
The takeover law provisions in the 13th directive, including the 'break-through' rule and the controversial level playing field for takeover activities amongst European member states and between them and the United States are examined.
The company law action plan and the two reports of the High Level Group of Company Law Experts upon which the plan was based are reproduced in full in a useful annex.
www.oup.co.uk /isbn/0-19-927380-4   (914 words)

 RODZI.COM - Malaysian Company Law Resources For Everyone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
This site is dedicated to the layman (in Company Law) like me, who are not experts but stills strive for better.
I has authored a book titled "Company Directors Guidebook", a long list of unpublished books, and numerous articles and papers on Company Law and Secretarial Practice.I has also been a resource person and trainer for several professional bodies and organisations.
If you have any questions about Company Law or your company is having some 'internal problems' or you have 'problems' in your company or you want to 'redesign' your company's MandA, or whatever...., I can offer a best solutions for you.
www.members.tripod.com /~syarikat/english.html   (607 words)

 Company law databases and corporate regulatory issues in India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Company law databases and corporate regulatory issues in India
Company Can Be Prosecuted For FERA Offences: SC
Companies (Disqualification of Directors under section 274(l)(g) of the Companies Act, 1956) Amendment Rules, 2006
www.companylawonline.com   (208 words)

 Law.com — Legal News, Legal Technology, In-House Counsel, Small Firms
Joining in are Melissa Lennon of The Beasley School of Law at Temple University, BCG Attorney Search's Carey Bertolet and law student Michel Ayer.
Carolyn Elefant singles out a post from Rees Morrison, who suggests that firms assign billing rates by the usefulness of a lawyer's task.
"Law departments ought to demolish rigid billing rates, according to which Partner X charges $410 per hour regardless of what that partner does during the hour," writes Morrison.
www.law.com   (431 words)

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