Set of contracts perspective

Definition:

View of corporation as a set of contracting relationships among individuals who have conflicting objectives, such as shareholders or managers. The corporation is a legal construct that serves as the nexus for the contracting relationships.

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Own foreign offices

U.S. reporting institutions' parent organizations, branches, and/or majority owned subsidiaries located outside the United States.

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