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n. the act of incorporating an organization. (See: corporation, incorporate)

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the process of forming an association that has corporate personality. See CORPORATION.
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INCORPORATION. This term is frequently confounded, particularly in the old books, with corporation. The distinction between them is this, that by incorporation is understood the act by which a corporation is created; by corporation is meant the body thus created. Vide Corporation.

INCORPORATION, civil law. The union of one domain to another.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (FSC) said BVI incorporated companies will now be listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKSE), reports Caribbean Net News (Dec.
Neil Hamper, author of the submission and chairman of the FSB's financial affairs committee, said: 'The Chancellor's biggest incentive so far for incorporated companies came last April when he introduced a zero rate for the first pounds 10,000 of profits.
superficially like the modern revocation movement, Leggett wrote in 1834 that he would oppose "the granting or renewing of any special charter of incorporation whatever, no matter who may be the applicants, or what the objects of the association." And yet, he quickly added, he didn't want "to break up those incorporated associations the charters of which are about to expire....It is not against the objects effected by incorporated companies that we contend; but simply against the false principle...of special grants and privileges."
The minister also reported that during 1999 the total of new incorporated companies was 18,604, while nearly twice as many, 36,295, were dissolved, and 930 went into liquidation.

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