Certificate of Incorporation
- Certificate of incorporation is a legal document relating to the formation of a company or corporation. Its precise meaning depends upon the legal system in which it is used, but the two primary meanings are:
- In the U.S.A. a Certificate of incorporation is usually used as an alternative description of a corporation's articles of incorporation.
- In English and Commonwealth legal systems, a Certificate of incorporation is usually a simple certificate issued by the relevant government registry as confirmation of the due incorporation and valid existence of the company.
This entry includes content from the following Wikipedia article: Certificate of incorporation