§ 1301 Authorization of Foreign Corporations
§ 1302 Application to Existing Authorized Foreign Corporations
§ 1303 Violations
§ 1304 Application for Authority; Contents
§ 1305 Application for Authority; Effect
§ 1306 Powers of Authorized Foreign Corporations
§ 1307 Tenure of Real Property
§ 1308 Amendments or Changes
§ 1309 Certificate of Amendment; Contents, Effect
§ 1309-A Certificate of Change; Contents
§ 1310 Surrender of Authority
§ 1311 Termination of Existence
§ 1312 Actions or Special Proceedings by Unauthorized Foreign Corporations
§ 1313 Actions or Special Proceedings by Foreign Corporations
§ 1314 Actions or Special Proceedings Against Foreign Corporations
§ 1315 Record of Shareholders
§ 1316 Voting Trust Records
§ 1317 Liabilities of Directors and Officers of Foreign Corporations
§ 1318 Liability of Foreign Corporations for Failure to Disclose Required Information
§ 1319 Applicability of Other Provisions
§ 1320 Exemption From Certain Provisions

Terms Used In New York Laws > Business Corporation > Article 13 - Foreign Corporations

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Commissioner: shall mean the commissioner of consumer and worker protection. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-102
  • Commissioners: shall mean the state commissioner of environmental conservation and the state commissioner of parks, recreation and historic preservation. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 49-0201
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Conservation easement: means an easement, covenant, restriction or other interest in real property, created under and subject to the provisions of this title which limits or restricts development, management or use of such real property for the purpose of preserving or maintaining the scenic, open, historic, archaeological, architectural, or natural condition, character, significance or amenities of the real property in a manner consistent with the public policy and purpose set forth in section 49-0301 of this title, provided that no such easement shall be acquired or held by the state which is subject to the provisions of article fourteen of the constitution. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 49-0303
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: shall mean the department of consumer and worker protection. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-102
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Electronic display: means a consumer product with a display screen and associated electronics that, as its primary function, displays visual information from wired or wireless sources and is available for purchase by individuals or households for personal use in a residential space. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 37-1001
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Majority leader: see Floor Leaders
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Not-for-profit conservation organization: means a not-for-profit corporation organized inter alia for the conservation or preservation of real property and which has the power to acquire interests in real property. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 49-0303
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Office: shall mean the state office of parks, recreation and historic preservation. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 49-0201
  • Organization: shall mean a business entity, including but not limited to a corporation, trust, estate, partnership, cooperative, association, firm, club or society. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-102
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: shall mean a natural person or an organization. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-102
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Public body: means the state or a municipal corporation as that term is defined in section two of the general municipal law or the United States of America acting by and through the department of the interior. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 49-0303
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trade name: shall mean that name under which an organization or person solicits, engages in, conducts or transacts a business or activity. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-102
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Upholstered furniture: means any item of furniture, that consists, in whole or in part, of leather, plastic, fabric or other material that contains cotton, wool, polyurethane or other natural or synthetic material that is placed in cushions or on the frame of the furniture. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 37-1001