close or closely held corporation

close or closely held corporation

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  • close or closely held corporation — See corporation …   Black's law dictionary

  • closely held corporation — n: close corporation at corporation Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • closely held company — A company who has a small group of controlling shareholders. In contrast, a widely held firm has many shareholders. It is difficult or impossible to wage a proxy battle for any closely held firm. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * closely held… …   Financial and business terms

  • closely held — close·ly held / klōs lē held/ adj: having most stock shares and corporate voting rights in the hands of a few shareholders Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. closely held …   Law dictionary

  • closely held — close′ly held′ adj. bus (of a corporation) having its stock held by a few individuals. Compare closed corporation …   From formal English to slang

  • corporation — cor·po·ra·tion /ˌkȯr pə rā shən/ n [Late Latin corporatio, from Latin corporare to form into a body, from corpor corpus body]: an invisible, intangible, artificial creation of the law existing as a voluntary chartered association of individuals… …   Law dictionary

  • close corporation — see corporation Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. close corporation …   Law dictionary

  • corporation, close — n. A corporation whose shares are not publicly traded but instead are held by a small group or a single shareholder who also runs the corporation’s business; also called a closely held corporation. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing …   Law dictionary

  • Corporation — This article is about business corporations. For other uses, see Corporation (disambiguation). Corporate redirects here. For the Bollywood film, see Corporate (film). A corporation is created under the laws of a state as a separate legal entity… …   Wikipedia

  • corporation — An artificial person or legal entity created by or under the authority of the laws of a state. An association of persons created by statute as a legal entity. The law treats the corporation itself as a person which can sue and be sued. The… …   Black's law dictionary