Significant influence

Significant influence

The holding of a large portion of the equity of a corporation, usually at least 20%, which gives the holder a significant amount of control over the corporation. This degree of holding must be recorded in a firm's financial statements.

Significant Influence

The state of holding a substantial minority stake in a publicly-traded company such that one does not have outright control but is still a major player in the company's decisions. Usually, an investor is considered to have significant influence if he/she has at least a 20% holding in the company. One has significant influence because the number of voting shares gives one virtual veto power over company decisions, particularly when other stockholders are closely divided. These investors must be listed on the company's financial statements.
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Washington, April 7 ( ANI ): Researchers have found that an atmospheric hole over the tropical West Pacific is reinforcing ozone depletion in the polar regions and could have a significant influence on the climate of the Earth.
However, by receiving this prestigious award it is clear the wider international sports community has now also recognised the significant influence cricket is having in Afghanistan.
A spokesman said: "What makes his life so intriguing is how he progressed from poverty and a life of crime to become a much respected member of the community who had a significant influence on peoples' lives.
Robert says: "Because of the buying power that public sector organisations carry, the sector has significant influence over how the UK IT industry evolves.
THE success or failure of England in the World Cup is likely to have a significant influence on the London stock market, according to a study published today.
This perspective suggests that CTOs who aspire to have significant influence in their organizations should also build their power bases on broad knowledge of the firm and its environment, a network of personal relationships inside and outside the firm, ownership position in the firm, and intuitive understanding of the business.
Both the Sudanese people and the semi-autonomous Government of South Sudan acknowledge that the ecumenical world had a significant influence on the realization of the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement that ended a 21-year civil war between north and south Sudan.
Until we turn it down, I think we have significant influence and a stake in IPP,'' Bassin said.
As FEI President and CEO Colleen Cunningham notes in her President's Page in this issue (page 6), FEI's Committee on Corporate Finance appears to have had significant influence on the successful passage of the Credit Agency Reform Act of 2006.
lt;/p> <pre> In many cases, the ecclesiastics whom we have interviewed have no awareness of the depth of their distancing from practical economic dilemmas, or of the reasons for the church's inability to be a significant influence on the business culture.
North America continues to be a significant influence too though while Louis Kahn is mentioned here, albeit somewhat anecdotally, Wright remains surprisingly invisible, Moore is acknowledged only briefly and Venturi dismissed as 'the smell of Hollywood'.
She attended Allensworth Academy in London where she met Marie Souvestre who, with her commitment to Humanism and social justice, was a significant influence on the young Eleanor.

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