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English definition of “company law”

company law

noun [U]    
LAW the set of laws that control how businesses are formed and managed : Under company law , while charities need not be identified in annual reports , beneficiaries of political donations must be.
(Definition of company law noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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