mercantile law
n.
Commercial law; the law that governs merchants, trade, and commerce.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


mercantile law
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

mercantile law
n.
   that broad area of the law (also called commercial law), statutes, cases and customs which deal with trade, sales, buying, selling, transportation, contracts and all forms of business transactions. Much of the law of business transactions is covered by the Uniform Commercial Code, which has been adopted almost universally in the United States.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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