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What is Corporate Law?

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    It Might Seem Straightforward, But What Exactly Is Corporate Law?

    Corporate Law is the study of how shareholders, directors, employees, creditors, and other stakeholders such as consumers, the community and the environment interact with one another. Under corporate law, corporations of all sizes have separate legal personality, with limited or unlimited liability for its shareholders.

    Shareholders control the company through a board of directors which, in turn, typically delegates control of the corporation’s day-to-day operations to a full-time executive. Corporate crime deals with the company as a whole. The crime benefits the investors or the individuals who are in high positions (big wigs) in the company or corporation.

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    Is this something that interests you? If so ABM College has great news! Corporate Law one of the subject areas of our 27-week Legal Assistant program! Legal Assistants are highly skilled professionals who aid lawyers on a wide range of legal matters. The Legal Assistant program at ABM College introduces students to the fundamentals of legal knowledge, terminology and procedures required to successfully perform the duties of a Legal Assistant.

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