Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 16 > Chapter 1A > Subchapter II
association: when used in reference to a corporation, shall be deemed to embrace the words "successors and assigns of such company or association" in like manner as if these last-named words, or words of similar import, were expressed. See 1 USC 5
Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
officer: includes any person authorized by law to perform the duties of the office. See 1 USC 1