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Post Bylaws

In the U.S., bylaws are the administrative provisions for the internal management of a corporation, for example shareholders’ annual meetings, the board of directors, and…

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Post Instructions

Naturally, before a lawyer can begin any assignment for a new client, she must be hired and given direction by that client. However, British and…

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Post Insolvent Liquidation

In the US, both individuals and companies go bankrupt when they are unable to meet their debts as they become due. In the UK, only…

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Post Unit Trusts vs. Mutual Funds

Many people choose to invest in the stock market by buying units or shares in funds that spread the risk by holding bonds or shares…

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Post Letters

How American lawyers open and close letters Dear Mr. Dryden: I have never met you, we have had insufficient contact for me to be comfortable…

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Post Bring Proceedings

In the US, when one commences a process in court one is said to bring proceedings. “If you do not make full payment by the…

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Post Attorney

In the UK, an attorney is an agent or representative authorised to act on someone else’s behalf such as an “attorney-in-fact”, or someone with a…

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Post Charge

A charge is an encumbrance, lien or other financial obligation that is attached to some property. In the UK, charge is especially used to denote…

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Post Corporation vs. Company

In the United States, a corporation is a form of doing business in which the liability of shareholders (i.e. the owners of the corporation) for…

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Post Spelling

The great divide between British English and American English can often be a single letter. The American version of British words that end in “our”…

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