LEGAL ENTITY Definition

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LEGAL ENTITY is a person or organization that has the legal standing to enter into contracts and may be sued for failure to perform as agreed in the contract, e.g., a child under legal age is not a legal entity, while a corporation is a legal entity since it is a person in the eyes of the law.

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BYLAWS are the provisions of corporate policies.

VISION is a concise written statement defining the mid-long term (3-5 year) strategy of the organization. The vision is the summary statement of how the organization wants/intends to be perceived by the world. The statement is external/market oriented, brief (1-3 sentences), and stated in “visionary,” colorful terms. Example: “Become the respected leader in financial services with a focus on end-to-end customer relationships and satisfaction, resulting in optimized balance sheets for our partners.”

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