Commercial code (law)


Commercial code (law)

In law, a commercial code is a codification of private law relating to merchants, trade, business entities (especially companies), commercial contracts and other matters such as negotiable instruments. Many civil law legal systems have codifications of commercial law.

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  • commercial law — n: the legal rules and principles bearing on commercial transactions and business organizations see also uniform commercial code in the important laws section Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary


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