Commercial law

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Commercial law, also known as trade law, is the body of law that applies to the rights, relations, and conduct of persons and businesses engaged in commerce, merchandising, trade, and sales.wikipedia
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Financial law

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Many of these categories fall within Financial law, an aspected of Commercial law pertaining specifically to financing and the financial markets.
Financial law forms a substantial portion of commercial law, and notably a substantial proportion of the global economy, and legal billables are dependent on sound and clear legal policy pertaining to financial transactions.

Commerce

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Commercial law, also known as trade law, is the body of law that applies to the rights, relations, and conduct of persons and businesses engaged in commerce, merchandising, trade, and sales.

Private law

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It is often considered to be a branch of civil law and deals with issues of both private law and public law.

Law

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Commercial law, also known as trade law, is the body of law that applies to the rights, relations, and conduct of persons and businesses engaged in commerce, merchandising, trade, and sales.
Regulations on the use of personal property fall under intellectual property, company law, trusts and commercial law.

Trade

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Commercial law, also known as trade law, is the body of law that applies to the rights, relations, and conduct of persons and businesses engaged in commerce, merchandising, trade, and sales.
Importing firms voluntarily adhere to fair trade standards or governments may enforce them through a combination of employment and commercial law.

Outline of commercial law

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Commercial law – body of law that governs business and commercial transactions.

Contract

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Commercial law includes within its compass such titles as principal and agent; carriage by land and sea; merchant shipping; guarantee; marine, fire, life, and accident insurance; bills of exchange, negotiable instruments, contracts and partnership. It can also be understood to regulate corporate contracts, hiring practices, and the manufacture and sales of consumer goods.
Contracts are widely used in commercial law, and form the legal foundation for transactions across the world.

Consulate of the Sea

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The Consulate of the Sea (Consolat de mar; ) was a quasi-judicial body set up in the Crown of Aragon, later to spread throughout the Mediterranean basin, to administer maritime and commercial law.

Civil code

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Many countries have adopted civil codes that contain comprehensive statements of their commercial law.
Commercial law, corporate law and civil procedure are usually codified separately.

Uniform Commercial Code

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Efforts have been made to create a unified body of commercial law in the United States; the most successful of these attempts has resulted in the general adoption of the Uniform Commercial Code, which has been adopted in all 50 states (with some modification by state legislatures), the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories.

Legal person

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Commercial law, also known as trade law, is the body of law that applies to the rights, relations, and conduct of persons and businesses engaged in commerce, merchandising, trade, and sales.

Merchandising

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Commercial law, also known as trade law, is the body of law that applies to the rights, relations, and conduct of persons and businesses engaged in commerce, merchandising, trade, and sales.

Civil law (common law)

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It is often considered to be a branch of civil law and deals with issues of both private law and public law.

Public law

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It is often considered to be a branch of civil law and deals with issues of both private law and public law.

Maritime transport

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Commercial law includes within its compass such titles as principal and agent; carriage by land and sea; merchant shipping; guarantee; marine, fire, life, and accident insurance; bills of exchange, negotiable instruments, contracts and partnership.

Guarantee

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Commercial law includes within its compass such titles as principal and agent; carriage by land and sea; merchant shipping; guarantee; marine, fire, life, and accident insurance; bills of exchange, negotiable instruments, contracts and partnership.

Insurance

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Commercial law includes within its compass such titles as principal and agent; carriage by land and sea; merchant shipping; guarantee; marine, fire, life, and accident insurance; bills of exchange, negotiable instruments, contracts and partnership.

Negotiable instrument

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Commercial law includes within its compass such titles as principal and agent; carriage by land and sea; merchant shipping; guarantee; marine, fire, life, and accident insurance; bills of exchange, negotiable instruments, contracts and partnership.

Corporation

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It can also be understood to regulate corporate contracts, hiring practices, and the manufacture and sales of consumer goods.

Recruitment

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It can also be understood to regulate corporate contracts, hiring practices, and the manufacture and sales of consumer goods.

Manufacturing

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It can also be understood to regulate corporate contracts, hiring practices, and the manufacture and sales of consumer goods.

Sales

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It can also be understood to regulate corporate contracts, hiring practices, and the manufacture and sales of consumer goods.

Final good

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It can also be understood to regulate corporate contracts, hiring practices, and the manufacture and sales of consumer goods.

United States Congress

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In the United States, commercial law is the province of both the United States Congress, under its power to regulate interstate commerce, and the states, under their police power.

Uniform Commercial Code adoption

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Efforts have been made to create a unified body of commercial law in the United States; the most successful of these attempts has resulted in the general adoption of the Uniform Commercial Code, which has been adopted in all 50 states (with some modification by state legislatures), the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories.