The International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law, published in 17 volumes, is co-authored by worldwide recognised leading specialists of comparative law. Volume XIII, divided into two tomes, contains comparative analyses of the legal regimes of business and private organizations. The emphasis is on the European and American legal systems. Of the 13 chapters, 11 chapters deal with business organizations. The comparison covers the most important legal systems in Continental Europe as well as Anglo-American law. Two of the chapters are devoted to the comparative analysis of private associations and foundations.