Legal person

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(Law) an individual or group that is allowed by law to take legal action, as plaintiff or defendent. It may include natural persons as well as fictitious persons (such as corporations).
- Blackstone.

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The FATF recommendation 24 require countries to take measures to prevent the misuse of legal persons for ML/TF purposes, and ensure that there is adequate, accurate and timely information available with the companies on the ultimate (actual) beneficial ownership and control of legal persons that can be accessed in a timely manner by competent authorities.
Its mission is to improve the transparency of economic and financial transactions by collecting information and data relating to natural and legal persons and legal constructions active in the economic field and associations, in order to keep them and make them available to the public State institutions concerned by this information.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Oct 12 (ANI): The Ministry of Women and Child Development on Friday announced that it will be setting up a committee constituting of senior judicial and legal persons to examine all issues tumbling out from the #MeTooIndia movement.
The SECP's action will address the APG and FATF concerns about money laundering and terrorism financing under the garb of legal persons individuals that have legal rights and obligations in a company on behalf of somebody else.
Let us also specify the rest of taxpayers, all professions combined, they are exactly 785,000 people, including 627,000 individuals, all trades combined, and 158,000 legal persons (LP) or companies...
Based on the amended Income Tax Law, which becomes effective as of January 1, 2018, legal persons will have to pay a departure tax.Tax will be imposed on Slovak companies moving their assets abroad, as well as in cases when foreign companies active in Slovakia move their assets to another country.
Domestic natural and legal persons and foreign legal persons who will also have to provide a bank guarantee for participation in a public call equivalent to a 9-month lease are entitled to take part in the bidding.
The measure is aimed at reducing the administrative burden on natural and legal persons.
"Seller" shall mean, including but not limited to public legal entities, real or legal persons who offer a product with commercial or professional purposes to a consumer and/or real or legal persons acting on behalf of real or legal persons who offer a product with commercial or professional purposes to a consumer.
NNA - The Appeals Panel of three judges appointed to consider an appeal relating to the STL's jurisdiction in Case STL-14-05 has decided by majority that the STL does have jurisdiction to hear cases of obstruction of justice against legal persons [corporate entities].
One of the issues is the implementation of a model imputation of criminal responsibility to legal persons "private nature", including the procedural operation of the proposed scheme, and the classification, by using the technique of numerous clauses of those types that one might find a legal person would be a criminal defendant, as well as a list of the consequences that may be imposed on legal persons and the explicit reference to the mitigating circumstances of criminal responsibility applicable to collective entities themselves.
Minister Imashev noted in accordance with the effective Code individual entrepreneurs, employees of entrepreneurs, legal persons performing managerial or administrative functions, as well as leaders of legal persons will be liable as officials.