Business Organization and Combination

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Macmillan, 1913 - Corporations - 483 pages

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Page 81 - A corporation is an artificial being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. Being the mere creature of law, it possesses only those properties which the charter of its creation confers upon it, either expressly, or as incidental to its very existence.
Page 265 - The board of directors from time to time shall determine whether and to what extent, and at what times and places, and under what conditions and regulations, the accounts and books of the corporation, or any of them shall be open to the inspection of the stockholders...
Page 146 - People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices.
Page 458 - Dollars gold coin of the United States of the present standard of weight and fineness," with interest from date at the rate of four per cent.
Page 92 - ... to make and perform contracts of any kind and description ; and in carrying on its business, or for the purpose of attaining or furthering any of its objects, to do any and all other acts and things, and to exercise any and all other powers which a copartnership or natural person could do and exercise, and which now or hereafter may be authorized by law.
Page 412 - Board, and shall give bond for the faithful performance of his duties in such sum and with such sureties as may be required by the Board of Directors.
Page 477 - ... giving and granting unto my said attorney, full power and authority to do and perform all and every act and thing whatsoever requisite and necessary to be done in and about the premises, as fully to all intents and purposes as...
Page 105 - ... the general assembly shall provide, by general laws, for the organization of all corporations hereafter to be created.
Page 458 - ... per cent, per annum, payable semi-annually on the first days of April and October in each year.
Page 313 - Its object shall be to furnish exchange rooms and other facilities for the convenient transaction of their business by its members, as brokers; to maintain high standards of commercial honor and integrity among its members; and to promote and inculcate just and equitable principles of trade and business.

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