English-speaking countries , the term most often refers corporation
forms a group commercial property , where the company is legally
considered a legal person ( principle of " Business corporation ").
are more than a century , this status has allowed the United States to
groups of people gathered in " corporation " to benefit the Fourteenth
Amendment of the U.S. Constitution (ratified in 1868 ) , originally
intended to be end slavery ( at the end of the Civil War ) by prohibiting any person is deprived of his liberty .
that U.S. corporations should comply more strictly with state
regulations or government imposed limits in terms of tax revenue,
duration and / or type of transaction , amount of capitalization ,
rights and duties (via a charter signed between the company and the authority Government or State). In addition, the holder of a corporation had to ban hold another