Firm or The Firm can have several meanings:
business entitysuch as a corporation, partnershipor sole proprietorship. This more general meaning is used in macroeconomics(in terms such as ideal firm size).
*The word "firm" is sometimes used in a more restrictive sense to refer to a business group of
professionals, such as law firm, architectural firm, securities/financial firm (such as private equity), or consulting firm. This use can be seen in phrases such as white shoe firm. Contrast with sole practitioner.
British slangphrase for a criminal gang or football hooligans (see list of hooligan firms).
*Organizations called The Firm:
**The Firm, a criminal gang active in the
East End of London, once run by the Kray twins
British Royal Family, allegedly referred to as the "the Firm" by family members
Secret Intelligence Service(SIS or MI6), one of the United Kingdomintelligence agencies
McKinsey & Company, a large multinational management consultingfirm
**Firmaet, an anti-communist
private intelligence agencyin Demarkrun by former Danish resistance movement leader Arne Sejr
The Firm Skateboards, a skateboard company that shut down in 2006.
**The Loco Familia, or La Familia Loca, young immigrants entrepreneurs' association.
Music and popular culture
The Firm (EastEnders), a fictional organisation in the British TV series, "EastEnders"
*"The Firm" (novel), a 1991 novel by
**"The Firm" (1993 film), a 1993 movie based on the book
*"The Firm" (1988 film), a British TV movie starring
The Firm (band), a British rock group formed in 1984 by Jimmy Pageand Paul Rodgers
The Firm (group), a hip-hop music supergroup that released one album in 1997
The Firm (Star Trekkin'), a music act that produced the 1987 UK #1 hit " Star Trekkin'"
The Firm (pop group), a London-based pop group
*The F.I.R.M., a fictional organization in the TV series "
*"The Firm" (TV series), a 2007
Malaysian corporate reality televisionprogramme.
The Firm, Inc., a Beverly Hills-based talent management company headed by Jeff Kwatinetz
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