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beneficial ownership [3 records]

Record 1 2012-10-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • PAJLO
  • Property Law (common law)
CONT

Beneficial ownership is the right to the enjoyment of a thing as contrasted with the ... nominal ownership. (Osborn's, 6th ed., 1976, p. 243).

CONT

Nominal and beneficial ownership occur where two persons are owners in respect of one thing, although one of them either cannot derive any benefit from it at all, or has only exactly defined rights over it, while the other has the real benefit of the thing. (Jowitt's, 2nd ed., 1977, pp. 1301-2).

French

Domaine(s)
  • PAJLO
  • Droit des biens et de la propriété (common law)
OBS

propriété bénéficiaire : terme normalisé: par le Comité de normalisation dans le cadre du Programme national de l'administration de la justice dans les deux langues officielles (PAJLO).

Spanish

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Record 2 2012-10-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Property Law (common law)
DEF

A beneficiary's interest in trust property.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Droit des biens et de la propriété (common law)

Spanish

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Record 3 2008-08-28

English

Subject field(s)
  • Investment
  • Taxation
DEF

A corporate shareholder's power to buy or sell the shares, though the shareholder is not registered on the corporation's books as the owner.

CONT

Beneficial ownership includes ownership through one or more trustees, legal representatives, agents or other intermediaries.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Investissements et placements
  • Fiscalité
CONT

Véritable propriétaire : Est considéré comme tel le propriétaire de valeurs mobilières inscrites au nom d'un ou de plusieurs intermédiaires, notamment d'un fiduciaire ou d'un mandataire; «propriété effective» s'entend du droit du véritable propriétaire.

Spanish

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