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Entries Categorized: Business Law (409)

 

 

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Adjudication

Definition of Adjudication In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Adjudication : 1. The formal judgment or decision of a court or tribunal. 2. A decision by the Commissioners of Inland Revenue as to the amount (if any) of *stamp duty payable on a [...]

Categories: A, Bankruptcy, Business Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal law, Legislation, and su1. Tags: AD.



Administration

Definition of Administration In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Administration : 1. The collection of assets, payment of debts, and distribution to the beneficiaries of property in the estate of a deceased person See also grant of representation 2. The [...]

Categories: A, Business Law, and su1. Tags: AD, Administration, Company Reconstructions, Estate Law, Featured, and Political Economy.



Administrator

Definition of Administrator In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Administrator : 1. A person appointed by the court to collect and distribute a deceased person's estate when the deceased died intestate, his will did not appoint an executor, or the executor [...]

Categories: A, Business Law, and su1. Tags: AD, Company Reconstructions, Financial Law, Legal Practice Terms, and Mortgages.



Agent

Definition of Agent In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Agent : 1. A person appointed by another (the principal) to act on his behalf, often to negotiate a contract between the principal and a third party. If an agent discloses his principal's name (or [...]

Categories: A, Business Law, and su1. Tags: AG and Partner Rights.



Appointment

Definition of Appointment In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Appointment : See power of appointment. Formalities of Company Directorship How are directors appointed? Find under this subsection information about How are directors appointed? in relation to [...]

Categories: A, Business Law, and su1. Tags: AP, Directors, and Short Read.



Assets

Definition of Assets In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Assets : Physical property and/or rights that have a monetary value and are capable of being those of a *juristic person or a natural person (i.e. a human being). They can comprise real assets (real [...]

Categories: A, Business Law, and su1. Tags: AS and Partnership Dissolution.



Assignment

Definition of Assignment In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Assignment : 1. The transfer of a *chose in action by one person (the assignor) to another (the assignee). By the rules of the common law, this was not permissible. If, for example, A was owed a [...]

Categories: A, Business Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Contract Formation , Criminal law, Intellectual Property, Legislation, su1, and Y. Tags: AS, Copyright, Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Law, Legal Practice Terms, and Partner Relations.



Auditor

Definition of Auditor In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Auditor : A person appointed to examine the *books of account and the *accounts of a registered company and to report upon them to company members. An auditor's report must state whether or not, in [...]

Categories: A, Business Law, and su1. Tags: AU and Company Officers.



Bacs

Bacs Service The Bankers Automated Clearings System (Bacs) is a service owned by Bacs Payment Schemes Limited and operated by Voca Limited enabling companies to make payments and debits within the UK. In other words, the Bacs service is a computer system which sorts automated payment [...]

Categories: B, Business Law, Commercial Law, Finance Law, International Law, and su1. Tags: BA, Banking Law, Consumer Law, Cyber Law, and Internet.



Bank Holidays

Definition of Bank Holidays In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Bank Holidays : Days that are declared holidays for the clearing banks and are kept as public holidays under the Banking and Financial Dealing Act 1971 or by royal proclamation under this [...]

Categories: B, Business Law, and su1. Tags: BA.



Bankruptcy

Definition of Bankruptcy In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Bankruptcy : The state of a person who has been adjudged by a court to be insolvent (Compare winding-up). The court orders the compulsory administration of a bankrupt's affairs so that his [...]

Categories: B, Bankruptcy, Business Law, Estate Planning, Finance Law, and su1. Tags: BA, Banking, Banking Law, Bankruptcy, Finance, Financial Law, Insolvencies, Insolvency Law, Long Read, and Partnership Dissolution.



Bankruptcy Procedure

History Summary of procedure For the convenience of readers who may require more detailed information, the accompanying summary of some of the more important provisions of the law relating to bankruptcy procedure is submitted. It must be borne in mind, however, that the subject is in [...]

Categories: Bankruptcy, Business Law, Estate Planning, Finance Law, Procedures, and su1. Tags: Banking, Banking Law, Bankruptcy, Finance, Financial Law, Insolvencies, Insolvency Law, and Procedure Law.



Board of Directors

Company Directors' powers The board of directors Find under this subsection information about The board of directors in relation to Company Directors' powers. Corporate (criminal) liability for directors' actions The board of directors Find under this subsection information about [...]

Categories: B, Business Law, and su1. Tags: BO, Directors, and Short Read.



Borrowing

Company Law: Security for borrowing – company charges Refine your research by picking one of the following subsections: Types of charge over company properties Priority of Company Charges Registration of Company Charges Register of Company Charges Other forms of registration of Company [...]

Categories: B, Business Law, and su1. Tags: BO, Borrowing, Charges, and Short Read.



Breach of Contract

Definition of Breach of Contract In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Breach of Contract : An actual failure by a party to a contract to perform his obligations under that contract or an indication of his intention not to do so. An indication that a [...]

Categories: ADR, B, Business Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Contract Formation , and su1. Tags: Book Contract Law, BR, Breaches, Contract Law, Dispute Resolution, Financial Law, Legal Practice Terms, Long Read, Mortgages, and Share Capital.



Buy-back

Maintenance of Capital: Redemption and buy-back of shares Refine your research by picking one of the below sections, including the Purchase by a company of its own shares (buy-back). Purchase by a company of its own shares (buy-back) Consequences of buy-back Find under this subsection [...]

Categories: B, Business Law, and su1. Tags: BU and Maintenance of Capital.



Cab

Cab (shortened about 1825 from the Fr. cabriolet, derived from cabriole, implying a bounding motion), a form of horsed vehicle for passengers either with two (hansom) or four wheels (four-wheeler or growler), introduced into London as the cabriolet de place, from Paris in 1820 (see Carriage). [...]

Categories: Business Law and su1. Tags: Transport.



Cancel

Reduction of Company's Capital under s643 To cancel paid-up share capital which has been lost or is not represented by available assets Find under this subsection information about To cancel paid-up share capital which has been lost or is not represented by available assets in relation to [...]

Categories: Business Law, C, and su1. Tags: CA, Maintenance of Capital, and Short Read.



Charges

Company Law: Security for borrowing – company charges Refine your research by picking one of the following subsections: Types of charge over company properties Priority of Company Charges Registration of Company Charges Register of Company Charges Other forms of registration of Company [...]

Categories: Business Law, C, and su1. Tags: Borrowing, CH, Charges, and Short Read.



City Code

Definition of City Code On Takeovers And Mergers In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of City Code On Takeovers And Mergers : A body of rules regulating those engaged in the conduct of *takeovers and *mergers of public companies. It is administered by a Panel [...]

Categories: Business Law, C, and su1. Tags: CI and Company Reconstructions.



Class Rights

Definition of Class Rights In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Class Rights : Rights that attach to a clearly defined class of share (e.g. preference *shares) or are conferred upon a person for so long as he is a holder of any shares. In the latter case [...]

Categories: Business Law, C, and su1. Tags: CL, Membership, and Share Capital.



Collateral Contract

Definition of Collateral Contract In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Collateral Contract : A subsidiary contract that induces a person to enter into a main contract. For example, if X agrees to buy from Y goods made by Z, and does so on the strength of [...]

Categories: Business Law, C, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Contract Formation , and su1. Tags: CO, Contract Law, Legal Practice Terms, and Short Read.



Commercial Law

Resources See Also Further Reading Commercial Law in the Encyclopedia of Britain Commercial Law in the Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary Commercial Law in the Halsbury's Laws of England Commercial Law in the Stroud's Judicial Dictionary of Words and Phrases Commercial Law in the [...]

Categories: Business Law, C, and su1. Tags: CO, Commercial Law, and Short Read.



Companies

Resources See Also Further Reading Companies in the Encyclopedia of Britain Companies in the Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary Companies in the Halsbury's Laws of England Companies in the Stroud's Judicial Dictionary of Words and Phrases Companies in the Jowitt's Dictionary of [...]

Categories: Business Law, C, and su1. Tags: CO, Companies, Company Law, and Short Read.



Company Reconstructions

History When a company reconstructs, as it often does in these days, the rights of debenture-holders have to be provided for. Reconstructions are mainly of two kinds—(1) by arrangement, under the Joint Stock Companies Arrangement Act 1870, amended in 1900 and 1907, incorporated in act of 1908 [...]

Categories: Bankruptcy, Business Law, C, Estate Planning, Finance Law, and su1. Tags: Banking, Banking Law, Bankruptcy, CO, Companies, Company Law, Company Reconstructions, Finance, Financial Law, Insolvencies, and Insolvency Law.



Compensation

Definition of Compensation In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Compensation : Monetary payment to compensate for loss or damage. When someone has committed a criminal offence that caused personal injury, loss, or damage, and he has been convicted for this [...]

Categories: Business Law, C, and su1. Tags: CO and Directors.



Competition

Resources See Also Further Reading Competition in the Encyclopedia of Britain Competition in the Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary Competition in the Halsbury's Laws of England Competition in the Stroud's Judicial Dictionary of Words and Phrases Competition in the Jowitt's [...]

Categories: Business Law, C, and su1. Tags: CO, Competition Law, and Short Read.



Competition Law

Definition of Competition Law In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Competition Law : The branch of law concerned with the regulation of *anticompetitive practices, *restrictive trade practices, and abuses of a dominant position (*abuse of a dominant [...]

Categories: Business Law, C, and su1. Tags: CO, Commercial Law, and Competition Law.



Compulsory Winding-up

Definition of Compulsory Winding-Up In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Compulsory Winding-Up : A procedure for winding up a company by the court based on a petition made under circumstances listed in the Insolvency Act 1986. The main grounds for this type [...]

Categories: Bankruptcy, Business Law, C, Estate Planning, Finance Law, and su1. Tags: Banking, Banking Law, Bankruptcy, CO, Finance, Financial Law, Insolvencies, Insolvency Law, Short Read, and Winding-up.



Consumer Law

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Categories: Business Law, C, and su1. Tags: CO, Consumer Law, and Most Popular.



Consumer Law Cases

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Categories: Business Law, C, and su1. Tags: CO, Consumer Law, and Most Popular.



Consumer Law Outline

Most Popular Entries related to Consumer Law Outline Consumer Law (in the United Kingdom) Consumer Law Definition (in the United Kingdom) Consumer solicitor (in the United Kingdom) Consumer Law Questions (in the United Kingdom) Consumer Law Outline (in the United Kingdom) Consumer Rights [...]

Categories: Business Law, C, and su1. Tags: CO, Consumer Law, and Most Popular.



Consumer Protection

Definition of Consumer Protection In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Consumer Protection : The protection, especially by legal means, of consumers (those who contract otherwise than in the course of a business to obtain goods or services from those who [...]

Categories: Business Law, C, su1, and Uncategorized. Tags: CO, Consumer Law, Consumers, Cyber Law, and Internet Law.