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Bus/Financial - Finance (general) / banking
|English term or phrase: entity vs. body corporate|
|Hi folks, I'm revising a document on Italian banking regulations.|
Given the tight deadline, two translators were involved (one did the basic doc, the other did one of the annexes).
One of them used the term "body corporate" and the other used "entity" (FYI, the Italian term is "ente").
Though most banks are corporations, there are a few exceptions.
Since the document needs to be uniform, my question is: should I use "body corporate" or "entity". Both are in my legal dictionary!
|English translation:legal entity|
For what it's worth, the Russian is "juridical person"!
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|Since legal entity comes up as well, I decided to use body corporate for the Italian "ente" and legal entity for the Italian "persona giuridica" (like the Russian!) to keep the two terms distinct. So this is the answer that got me thinking in that direction.|
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If you must select among these two only options, i'd suggest "ENTITY". However you can use also others synonyms available in the american way of speaking. For example, entity, will appropiate if the use is to refer the bank in a legal description, such a contract.
But if you are using it for marketing, press releases, or even internal comunication purposes, Institution, Body Corporate or even Company will be well considered.
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