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Concept selected: Mercantile companies


The company form by which two or more persons are obliged to place common goods or industry in a fund in order to obtain profit will be mercantile, whatever its type, provided it is constituted in agreement with trade code provisions. Once the mercantile company has been constituted, it will have legal personality in all its acts and contracts.
By general rule mercantile companies are constructed by adopting some of the following forms.
-group company
-simple limited partnership or incorporated partnership
-public limited company
-private limited company


Surveys Mercantile Companies and Bankruptcy Proceedings


Statistical operations

(links to the Inventory of Statistical Operations)

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