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II. Types of Personal Business Associations
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Volume XIII: Business and Private Organizations | Chapter 1 (1976): Partnership and Other Personal Associations for Profit

A. Commercial and Non-Commercial Associations

5. Importance of the distinction. – The distinction which exists in germany, france, italy and belgium between commercial associations and non-commercial business associations is unknown in the netherlands, england and the united states.1


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Jacques Heenen, “II. Types of Personal Business Associations”, 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 29 November 2021 <>
First published online: 2018

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