Business law

2017-07-27T21:43:46+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Leave of absence, Overtime, OHADA, Corporation, Commercial law, Law of agency, Negotiable instrument, Waybill, Business valuation, Partnership, Handelsgesetzbuch, Legal name (business), Types of business entity, Uniform Commercial Code adoption, Power harassment, United States labor law, Agency in English law, Lease, Partenreederei, Lex mercatoria, Business method patent, Security interest, Oppression remedy, Trusted Computing, Administration (law), Unfair preference, Interest of the company, Software patents under the European Patent Convention, United Kingdom commercial law flashcards Business law
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  • Leave of absence
    A leave of absence (LOA) is a period of time that one must be away from one's primary job, while maintaining the status of employee.
  • Overtime
    Overtime is the amount of time someone works beyond normal working hours.
  • OHADA
    OHADA is a system of business laws and implementing institutions adopted by seventeen West and Central African nations October 17, 1993 in Port Louis, Mauritius.
  • Corporation
    A corporation is a company or group of people authorized to act as a single entity (legally a person) and recognized as such in law.
  • Commercial law
    Commercial law, also known as business law, is the body of law that applies to the rights, relations, and conduct of persons and businesses engaged in commerce, merchandising, trade, and sales.
  • Law of agency
    The law of agency is an area of commercial law dealing with a set of contractual, quasi-contractual and non-contractual fiduciary relationships that involve a person, called the agent, that is authorized to act on behalf of another (called the principal) to create legal relations with a third party.
  • Negotiable instrument
    A negotiable instrument is a document guaranteeing the payment of a specific amount of money, either on demand, or at a set time, with the payer named on the document.
  • Waybill
    A waybill (UIC) is a document issued by a carrier giving details and instructions relating to the shipment of a consignment of goods.
  • Business valuation
    Business valuation is a process and a set of procedures used to estimate the economic value of an owner’s interest in a business.
  • Partnership
    A partnership is an arrangement where parties, known as partners, agree to cooperate to advance their mutual interests.
  • Handelsgesetzbuch
    The Handelsgesetzbuch (HGB, in English Commercial Code) contains the core of the commercial law in Germany.
  • Legal name (business)
    The legal name of a business is the name under which the business conducts its operations.
  • Types of business entity
    A business entity is an entity that is formed and administered as per commercial law in order to engage in business activities, charitable work, or other activities allowable.
  • Uniform Commercial Code adoption
    The Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) currently consists of the following articles: * Art.
  • Power harassment
    Power harassment is harassment or unwelcome attention of a political nature, often occurring in the environment of a workplace including hospitals, schools and universities.
  • United States labor law
    United States labor law sets the rights and duties for employees, labor unions, and employers in the United States.
  • Agency in English law
    Agency in English law is a component of UK commercial law, and forms a core set of rules necessary for the smooth functioning of business.
  • Lease
    A lease is a contractual arrangement calling for the lessee (user) to pay the lessor (owner) for use of an asset.
  • Partenreederei
    A partenreederei (Plural: Partenreedereien) is a type of partnership under German and German-influenced maritime law for the joint ownership of a merchant vessel.
  • Lex mercatoria
    Lex mercatoria (from the Latin for "merchant law"), often referred to as "the Law Merchant" in English, is the body of commercial law used by merchants throughout Europe during the medieval period.
  • Business method patent
    Business method patents are a class of patents which disclose and claim new methods of doing business.
  • Security interest
    A secured creditor takes a security interest to enforce its rights against collateral in case the debtor defaults on the obligation.
  • Oppression remedy
    In corporate law in Commonwealth countries, an oppression remedy is a statutory right available to oppressed shareholders.
  • Trusted Computing
    Trusted Computing (TC) is a technology developed and promoted by the Trusted Computing Group.
  • Administration (law)
    As a legal concept, administrative receivership is a procedure under the insolvency laws of a number of common law jurisdictions.
  • Unfair preference
    An unfair preference (or "voidable preference") is a legal term arising in bankruptcy law where a person or company transfers assets or pays a debt to a creditor shortly before going into bankruptcy, that payment or transfer can be set aside on the application of the liquidator or trustee in bankruptcy as an unfair preference or simply a preference.
  • Interest of the company
    The interest of the company (sometimes company benefit or commercial benefit) is a concept that the board of directors in corporations are in most legal systems required to use their powers for the commercial benefit of the company and its members.
  • Software patents under the European Patent Convention
    The patentability of software, computer programs and computer-implemented inventions under the European Patent Convention (EPC) is the extent to which subject matter in these fields is patentable under the Convention on the Grant of European Patents of October 5, 1973.
  • United Kingdom commercial law
    United Kingdom commercial law is the law which regulates the sale and purchase of goods and services, when doing business in the United Kingdom.