enterprise liability
enterprise liability see liability 2b

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

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  • Enterprise liability — Enterprise liability, also known as market share liability, is a legal doctrine under which individual entities (for example, otherwise legally unrelated corporations or people) can be held jointly liable for some action on the basis of being… …   Wikipedia

  • enterprise liability — noun A legal doctrine and form of secondary liability under which individual entities can be held jointly liable for some action on the basis of being part of a shared enterprise …   Wiktionary

  • liability — li·a·bil·i·ty /ˌlī ə bi lə tē/ n pl ties 1: the quality or state of being liable 2: something for which one is liable: as a: a financial obligation: debt tax liability the bonds …   Law dictionary

  • enterprise — A business venture or undertaking. William Buchanan Foundation v. Shepperd, Tex.Civ.App., 283 S.W.2d 325, 333. As used in the anti racketeering statute (RICO), it includes any individual, partnership Corporation, association, or other legal… …   Black's law dictionary

  • enterprise — A business venture or undertaking. William Buchanan Foundation v. Shepperd, Tex.Civ.App., 283 S.W.2d 325, 333. As used in the anti racketeering statute (RICO), it includes any individual, partnership Corporation, association, or other legal… …   Black's law dictionary

  • liability — The word is a broad legal term. Mayfield v. First Nat. Bank of Chattanooga, Tenn., C.C.A.Tenn., 137 F.2d 1013, 1019. It has been referred to as of the most comprehensive significance, including almost every character of hazard or responsibility,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • liability — The word is a broad legal term. Mayfield v. First Nat. Bank of Chattanooga, Tenn., C.C.A.Tenn., 137 F.2d 1013, 1019. It has been referred to as of the most comprehensive significance, including almost every character of hazard or responsibility,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Enterprise risk management — In business, enterprise risk management (ERM) includes the methods and processes used by organizations to manage risks and seize opportunities related to the achievement of their objectives. ERM provides a framework for risk management, which… …   Wikipedia

  • Enterprise Investment Scheme — The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) is a series of tax reliefs designed to encourage investments in small unquoted companies carrying on a qualifying trade in the United Kingdom.PurposeInvestment in companies that are not listed on a stock… …   Wikipedia

  • Secondary liability — Secondary liability, or indirect infringement, arises when a party materially contributes to, facilitates, induces, or is otherwise responsible for directly infringing acts carried out by another party. The US has statutorily codified secondary… …   Wikipedia

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