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Volume XIII: Business and Private Organizations | Chapter 4 (1973): Management and Control of Marketable Share Companies

1. The problem of corporate power. – Modern corporations are structures of great economic power; they are the biggest enterprises in almost all capitalistic countries. The concentration of capital and labor in these entities gives them a strong position in the market and affords them innumerable opportunities for far-reaching influence in economic and political affairs.

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Bernhard Grossfeld, “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 05 December 2019 <>
First published online: 2018

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