Updated: Aug 20, 2021

A term used in company law for demands made by a company that members should pay certain sums due on the sharesthey hold. In a liquidation, the liquidator may make a call immediately irrespective of any agreement the company has made with the shareholders.

Reference: The Penguin Business Dictionary, 3rd edt.

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