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Ten things you need to know about company law the reason for including a summary of the ten key concepts of company law this very brief introductory chapter is intended to give you a list of ten basic propositions about company law which it would be helpful for you to know about before we begin in earnest briefly put, if. This article is based on uk law as at 1st february 2010, unless otherwise stated companies come in many different shapes and sizes there are key differences in what they can and cannot do, and the purpose for which each is designed but all are separate legal persons independent of their directors and shareholders.
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