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limited company

n. Abbr. Ltd.
A British or Canadian company in which the liability of shareholders is limited to the amount of their investment.

limited company

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(Commerce) Brit a company whose owners enjoy limited liability for the company's debts and losses
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Noun1.limited company - a company that is organized to give its owners limited liability
company - an institution created to conduct business; "he only invests in large well-established companies"; "he started the company in his garage"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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640 including 1072 for partnership andjoint stock companies, 629 for the domestic trade businesses, 2197 for limited liability companies, 24 for Omani closed joint stock companies, 229 for limited liability company governed by the foreign investment law, 8145 for sole propertier, 5 for Omani closed joint stock companies governed by the foreign investment law, 1325 for partnership companies, 11 for international companies, 1 for a commercial representation office and 1 for a partnership company governed by the foreign investment law.
The Amendment Law appears to make it a requirement for limited liability companies to specifically authorise the pledging of shares by the partners in their Memorandum of Association (similar to provisions commonly included in the articles of free zone companies).
The body of law covers limited liability companies, partnerships and joint stock companies.
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There are two types of legal forms of business that dominate in Lithuania: private limited liability companies and individual enterprises.
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While single-shareholder corporations were and are quite common, single-member limited liability companies were not common prior to 1997.
Aspen Publishers (New York) has published "Symonds & O'Toole on Delaware Limited Liability Companies," a loose leaf title designed to assist readers through the "complexities" of forming, managing and terminating Delaware LLCs.
Special audit provisions apply to electing large partnerships or limited liability companies (LLCs).
Sales can be structured to irrevocable trusts for family members, partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations.
The sellers were six limited liability companies controlled by the heirs of Quality Foods founder Don Kirkpatrick.
In recent years, limited liability companies have increasingly become licensees of nuclear power plants, raising concerns about whether these companies--by shielding their parent corporations' assets--will have the financial resources to pay their retrospective premiums.

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