Legal opinions in corporate transactions by Arthur Norman Field

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Includes index.

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Statementby Arthur Norman Field and Reade H. Ryan, Jr.
SeriesBusiness law monographs ;, 26
ContributionsRyan, Reade H.
LC ClassificationsKF1414.A1 B87 vol. 26, KF1425 B87 vol. 26
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (loose-leaf) :
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Open LibraryOL2102206M
LC Control Number88151433

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