Company FAQs:


Q: Are companies legal persons?

A: Yes, and they also may associate and register themselves as companies – often known as a corporate group.

Q: Is company common in England?

A: Yes.

Q: Are companies also sometimes distinguished for legal and regulatory purposes between public companies and private companies?

A: Yes.

Q: Is company formed for non-commercial purposes?

A: Yes, but the activities of the company are partly funded by investors who expect a return.

Q: Is company a company that owns enough voting stock in another firm to control management and operations by influencing or electing its board of directors?

A: Yes, the second company being deemed as a subsidiary of the parent company.

Q: Is company a "company in which the liability of each shareholder is limited to the amount individually invested" with corporations being "the most common example of a limited company"?

A: Yes.

Q: Are companies companies whose shares can be publicly traded?

A: Yes, and often on a stock exchange which imposes listing requirements/Listing Rules as to the issued shares, the trading of shares and future issue of shares to help bolster the reputation of the exchange or particular market of an exchange.

Q: Are companies formed for non-commercial purposes?

A: Yes, such as clubs or charities.

Q: Is company a body corporate or corporation company registered under the Companies Acts or similar legislation?

A: Yes.

Q: Is company not necessarily a corporation?

A: Yes.

Q: Is company not limited?

A: Yes.

Q: Is company common in England and many English-speaking countries?

A: Yes.

Q: Is company normally referred to as the "members"?

A: Yes, In a company limited or unlimited by shares , this will be the shareholders.