- See also: Company (disambiguation)
- Corporation (general): A legal entity that is distinct from its owners and may employ people, buy and sell assets, and lend or borrow money; it is jointly owned by shareholders, who participate in its profits but are not personally liable for its debts.
- Corporate rights movement: A legal movement to extend the idea of a corporation as a legal person from existence and the ability to own assets, into traditionally human areas such as free speech and voting
- Corporate person: legal entity through which the law allows a group of natural persons to act as if they were a single composite individual for certain purposes.
- : The legal act of creating, establishing or founding a commercial, nonprofit or public corporation. The act is typically facilitated and symbolized by a constitutional document termed the articles of incorporation.
- Corporate law: Add brief definition or description
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- Incorporation (Constitutional law): Add brief definition or description
- Incorporation (Corporate law): Add brief definition or description
- Incorporation (a.k.a. inclusion): Add brief definition or description
- Dummy corporation: A company created to serve as a front or cover for one or more legitimate companies.
- Company (business): Add brief definition or description
- Company foundation: A foundation created by a business corporation out of company earnings or profits. (Tax law often allows corporations to donate a limited amount for such purposes). Distinct from a family foundation created by members of a family-owned business out of their own personal wealth.
Types of corporations in USA:
- Limited liability company: Legal form of business company that provides limited liability to its owners.
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- S Corporation: Add brief definition or description
- Benefit_corporation: For-profit corporation chartered with responsibilities of providing shareholder value, but also benefit to the society; a.k.a. B-Corp
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- Nonprofit corporation: Any of a number of types of corporation recognized by tax authorities as subject to nondistribution constraints.
- : In U.S. tax law, a non-profit title holding corporation.
- : A business company offering certain financial services (usually including trusteeship).
Companies with Corporation in their name:
- Corporation for Public Broadcasting: Nonprofit, government-chartered QUANGO organization that receives and distributes funds, from the general treasury, to public broadcasting organizations (radio, television and new media)
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- Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers: A.k.a. ICANN, the top-level international organization that directing the Domain Name System (DNS), Internet Protocol addresses, and other technical identifiers that must be unique for the proper operation of the Internet
- News Corporation: Owned by Rupert Murdoch, a news and entertainment conglomerate that owns or controls a large number of news media, publishers, television, and film outlets
- RAND Corporation: Among the oldest of think tanks, established by the fledgling United States Air Force to provide alternate perspectives on its concepts; now broadened to working on an extremely wide range of politicomilitary and social issues