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Corporations and Business Associations

A guide to provide materials in support of the business-related courses of Prof. Stephen Wilks

Selected Terms

Basic definitions of legal terms are available from the legal dictionary at or via Wex the Legal Information Institute. Westlaw users may access Black's Law Dictionary (10th ed.) for definitions, such as: agent (managing agent, apparent/implied agent, etc.; authority (actual authority, apparent authority, etc.); business judgment rulecorporation; and partnership.

Types of business entities include sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, limited liability corporation, etc.