美国法上的公司 Corporations under American law

commercial enterprises, “corporations” in the strict sense, may be either “public” (that is, their shares are traded on public exchanges) or “close” (closely – held) corporations for instance, family enterprises. 商业企业即狭义的“公司”,可分为“公开”(即其股票上市)的和¨不公开”(股票不上市)的公司 – 如家庭企业。