10:11 Aug 21, 2010
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Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general)
Portuguese term or phrase: ENTIDADE PÚBLICA EMPRESARIAL
Legal nature: Corporate Business Entity???
This is on the company statutes
Any better ideas? Thanks in advance
Douglas Bissell
Local time: 18:55

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4 +2Government-Owned Corporation / Government Business Enterprise
Fabian Deckwirth

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Government-Owned Corporation / Government Business Enterprise

An entidade pública empresarial (EPE in Portugal) is an entity of public law, as opposed to private or civil law entities. Therefore, I'd use the addition government in it, as in English "public company" means publicly traded company, but NOT an entity governed by public law.

Note added at 19 mins (2010-08-21 10:30:31 GMT)

If you want to you "public" in it, then PUBLIC ENTERPRISE might be an option: http://www.capdm.com/demos/gi/gi/GI0802.html

    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Government-owned_corporation
Fabian Deckwirth
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agree  Mary Palmer
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agree  Marlene Curtis
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