Latin Legal Terms


Acquisition – this legal term comes from the word “acquīrere”, that means “to acquire”. Nowadays within the area of Corporate Law in some countries, the acquisition is the purchase of one company by another company, where usually the 2nd company becomes the main shareholder in the purchased company (of course, depending of the provisions of the concrete local legislation).

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