closely held corporation
closely held corporation n: close corporation at corporation

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

closely held corporation
Refers to any corporation where the stock is not publicly traded on a stock exchange. Closely held corporations usually have a small number of shareholders. Compare: close corporation
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → LLCs, Corporations, Partnerships, etc.

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


closely held corporation

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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