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Part I The Conceptual Framework, 2 Business and Legal Forms of Multinational Enterprise: Towards a Theory of Control

From: Multinational Enterprises & the Law (2nd Edition)

Peter T Muchlinski

From: Investment Claims (http://oxia.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved. date: 06 February 2023

Subject(s):
International organizations, practice and procedure — Corporations
This chapter deals with the relationship between the business organization and legal form of MNEs. It will consider, first, the principal types of business organization and control structures commonly found in modern MNEs. Secondly, the main kinds of legal forms adopted by MNEs will be described. Thirdly, it will end with an assessment of the interrelationship between these two elements. This will seek to provide answers to a crucial matter in the regulation of MNEs, namely, where does control over the activities of the enterprise lie, and do the legal forms into...
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