Legal entity

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Legal entity

A person or organization that can legally enter into a contract, and may therefore be sued for failure to comply with the terms of the contract.

Legal Entity

A person who can enter a contract and therefore may be sued. A legal entity can be held liable for damages. It is important to note that a legal entity need not be an individual person. A corporation or other duly constituted organization is recognized as a person and, as such, is considered a legal entity.
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And, as an economy grows, a proper legal identity is essential for opening a bank account or getting a driving licence.
a trusted authority in signature verification and authentication of the legal identity of people transacting business through a web site or using online electronic forms.
Among other things, it proposes an EU president, a foreign minister, a common foreign policy, a crime-fighting EU prosecutor, a separate legal identity for the EU, Europe-wide rules on asylum, and a Charter of Rights covering employment law and other human rights issues.
The new structure permits each business area to have its own legal identity and to establish a clear profile of its net worth and results.
Our patented solutions provide a process by which a person's legal identity can be extended into the online world, securing it against theft or tampering and enabling them to conduct transactions with the same measure of trust as they would offline.
Second, by denying a legal identity to unborn victims, we create a society that is coarser, less feeling, and less just than it would otherwise be.
Assessment elements include a sender organization's legal identity verification, reputation and blocklist analysis, privacy policy review, unsubscribe process testing, message content review, affiliate practices review, authentication analysis, opt-in practices review, basic CAN-SPAM compliance and infrastructure issues.
At the national meeting, experiences will be leveraged from the Tamil Nadu transgender welfare board, status of legal identity options for transgender, effective HIV-prevention interventions with transgenders and hijras well as opinions and experiences of technical experts and community leaders from across the country.
He will explain the integration of layered technology and visual/physical security features that combine to ensure one legal identity per person and enhance the safety and security of residents and visitors.
The driving forces behind the conference are the new requirements for proof of legal identity in an increasing number of contexts.
Left destitute, she spent the next 30 years militating for change, and was instrumental in the passage of the Infant Custody Act (1839), the Matrimonial Causes (Divorce) Act (1857), and finally in 1870, the passage of the Married Women's Property Act, which, for the first time, gave women legal identity separate from their husbands.
The CA will have its own legal identity, employ its own staff and control its own assets.