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IX. The Limited Partnership
(13,311 words)

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

A. Introduction

160. Concept. – This is a form of business association which lies in between the partnership and the limited liability company. It contains in effect two kinds of members: general partners whose position is similar to that of members of an ordinary partnership and limited partners who are on…

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Jacques Heenen, “IX. The Limited Partnership”, 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 21 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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