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The largest Corporations, the 10 AAA Megacorporations, own a seat on the Corporate Court, the arbitral body over all worldwide corporations (a sort of "Corporate United Nations"). The AA Corporations are multinational corporations with extraterritoriality, while the A Corporations are just beginning to have a multinational presence. The Sixth world's biggest fortunes, represent large individual fortunes.

AAA Megacorporations Edit

The Corporate Court rates AAA the largest and most important corporations. Also called Prime Megacorporations, AAA-rated corporations enjoy the same extraterritorial privileges as AA megacorporations. They are also given, at least, a representative on the Corporate Court for their importance.

Currently (as of 2070), the following corporations are listed as AAA:

The following corps have held AAA status in the past but no longer do so:

  • Cross Applied Technologies: Cross ascended to AAA status after the Corp War of 2060 by obtaining the seat recently vacated by Renraku but subsequently lost that seat during the Matrix Crash 2.0.
  • Fuchi Industrial Electronics: Fuchi at one point was the second-most powerful corporation in the world, but the three-way factionalization at the top eventually caused it to fall. In 2059, Richard Villiers withdrew his assets from Fuchi to form Novatech, taking with him Fuchi's corporate seat. Shortly thereafter, Shikei Nakatomi split with the second third of Fuchi and joined Renraku. This remnant, under the control of Korin Yamana merged with Shiawase, as Fuchi effectively ceased to exist by 2060.
  • Novatech: The Villiers faction of Fuchi inherited the former megacorp's position on the Corporate Court. However, it never established as successful a position as Fuchi did and made some bitter enemies with former colleagues now working for Renraku and Shiawase. Furthermore, Novatech came under financial assault from Art Dankwalther, an ex-Fuchi accountant who was laid off and later inherited a large sum of money from Dunkelzahn's will, which Art used to exact a personal vendetta against Novatech. In response, Novatech made a massive IPO, going public coincidentally at the same time the AI Deus emerged on the East Coast Stock Exchange. In the aftermath of Matrix Crash 2.0, Novatech merged with AA corporations Erika and Transys Neuronet to form NeoNET, which in turn inherited Novatech's seat on the Corporate Court and sits there in its stead.

The following organizations were founding members of the Corporate Court and hold permanent seats on it.

AA Megacorporations Edit

Corporations are classified as AA by the Corporate Court if they have a strong multinational presence and a good stability. Nations signatory of the Business Recognition Accords must grant them extraterritorial rights. AA corporations are usually called megacorporations, although the term is often mistakenly considered to only refer to 7-10 AAA Prime Megacorporation members of the Corporate Court.

AA Megacorporations (2078)Edit

A Corporations Edit

Corporations are classified as A or Third Tier by the Corporate Court if they are present in at least two different countries. They are also called multinationals.

Biotechnology Edit

  • Bioenergetica Ukraine (Philike Hetairia)
  • BioMed
  • CellTec
  • Genom Corporation
  • Metagenetic Research Consortium
  • New Dawn Corp.
  • Zion Amalgamated

Chemicals Edit

Consumer Products Edit

Finance Edit

  • Atlanta International Bank
  • Banco Occidental
  • Bezpieczny Bank
  • Brackhaven Investments[8]
  • Confederate Investment Corporation of Atlanta
  • Gavilan Ventures
  • Ifrit Services (sa.98)
  • Olive Holdings
  • Peat-Marwick-Thorne-Mabasu
  • Temasek
  • Trans-Latvia Enterprises
  • Ulu Maika Investments
  • Xenel-Oman
  • Zürich Investments

Entertainment and Media Edit

  • Amalgamated Studios
  • Atlantean Foundation
  • Brilliant Genesis
  • DeMeKo
  • EarthWyrm Media & Communications
  • Independent NewsNet
  • KSAF
  • Visionquest Entertainment
  • Wind Speaker Corp.

Industry Edit

  • Eta Engineering[8]

IntelligenceEdit

  • Aegis Cognito (subsidiary of Spinrad Industries)
  • ARGUS (Subsidiary of MET2000)
  • Infocore
  • Infolio (subsidiary of Index-AXA)
  • Millennium Consulting
  • Special Information Services (subsidiary of Renraku)

Matrix Edit

Mercenaries Edit

Military Technology Edit

Security Edit

  • Middle Kingdom Security
  • Perun Security
  • Pueblo Security Enterprises, Inc.
  • Revlup Security 

National CorporationsEdit

Corporations that are within only one nation, no matter their size, are not given a rating by the Corporate Court.

Unknown Rating Corporations Edit

The Corporate Court Edit

Sixth world's biggest fortunes Edit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Shadows of Europe p.25
  2. 2.0 2.1 Bloody Business, 140
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 Bloody Business, 146
  4. ? ?
  5. Neo-Anarchist's Guide to North America
  6. State of the Art: 2064 p.21
  7. Market Panic p.125
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.6 8.7 8.8 "Ruling the Queen City", Seattle Sprawl, 29
  9. Shadows of Asia p.182
  10. Target: UCAS ?
  11. Corporate Guide p.196
  12. System Failure pp.110-13
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 "Ruling the Queen City", Seattle Sprawl, 31
  14. Rigger 3 p.21
  15. Shadows of Europe p.27
  16. Shadows of Europe p.87
  17. Shadows of Europe p.16
  18. Shadows of Asia p.11
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 Shadows of Asia p.8
  20. Ghost Cartels p.55
  21. Rigger 3 p.20
  22. Corporate Guide p.198
  23. Corporate Guide p.202
  24. 24.0 24.1 24.2 24.3 24.4 24.5 Bloody Business, 132
  25. Corporate Guide p.211
  26. Vice p.54
  27. Corporate Guide p.215
  28. 28.0 28.1 28.2 Shadows of Europe p.28
  29. Street Legends ?
  30. The Clutch of Dragons ?
  31. Shadows of Asia p.155
  32. Shadows of Asia pp.170-71
  33. Bloody Business, 149
  34. Market Panic p.129
  35. Cutting Aces pp.33-35
  36. 36.0 36.1 Native American Nations, Vol. 1
  37. 37.0 37.1 Shadows of North America p.80
  38. Target: Awakened Lands p.42
  39. "Ruling the Queen City", Seattle Sprawl, 35
  40. Target: Matrix p.14
  41. Conspiracy Theories p.161
  42. Corporate Guide p.220
  43. Market Panic p.115
  44. Corporate Guide p.224
  45. Market Panic p.170
  46. "Ruling the Queen City", Seattle Sprawl, 30
  47. Dirty Tricks ?

See AlsoEdit

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