foreign corporation

Definitions (2)

1. A corporation which was incorporated under the laws of a foreign country; here also called alien corporation.
2. A corporation doing business in a state other than the one in which it is incorporated; here also called out-of-state corporation; opposite of domestic corporation.

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Foreign corporations, like Kikkoman which is based in Japan, operate under a different set of rules and regulations than those of American corporations.

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Volkswagen cars are part of a foreign corporation as they are not manufactured in the United States, even though they are popular here, but in the country of Germany.

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When my company wanted to buy a competitor that was from Japan, we had to hire a bunch of lawyers to help us settle the deal because of the difficulties of merging with a foreign corporation.

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