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I. Introduction
(1,836 words)

Volume XIII: Business and Private Organizations | Chapter 6 (1972): Fundamental Changes in Marketable Share Companies

Completed in 1969

Alfred Conard

1. Change and continuity. – Change is a law of life in business associations as in other living organisms. The circumstances which have overtaken world-famous companies – like the Union Minière du Haut-Katanga, the Compagnie Universelle du Canal Maritime de Suez, and the Société Impériale Ottomane du Chemin de Fer de Baghdad – have their parallels in less conspicuous cata…

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Alfred Conard, “I. Introduction”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 14 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2018

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