ex post

Ex Post

Describing the data from an event that has already happened. For example, an investor may analyze a company's earnings ex post, and then compare them with her predictions to gauge her accuracy. See also: Ex ante.

ex post

see EX ANTE.
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No State shall enter into any treaty, alliance, or confederation; grant letters of marque and reprisal; coin money; emit bills of credit; make any thing but gold and silver a legal tender in payment of debts; pass any bill of attainder, ex post facto law, or law impairing the obligation of contracts; or grant any title of nobility.
Bills of attainder, ex post facto laws, and laws impairing the obligation of contracts, are contrary to the first principles of the social compact, and to every principle of sound legislation.
No Bill of Attainder or ex post facto Law shall be passed.
No State shall enter into any Treaty, Alliance, or Confederation; grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal; coin Money; emit Bills of Credit; make any Thing but gold and silver Coin a Tender in Payment of Debts; pass any Bill of Attainder, ex post facto Law, or Law impairing the Obligation of Contracts, or grant any Title of Nobility.
By a limited Constitution, I understand one which contains certain specified exceptions to the legislative authority; such, for instance, as that it shall pass no bills of attainder, no ex post facto laws, and the like.
It is probable that both these representations were of ex post facto origin; the young gentleman (whose expressive name was Sparkler) being monomaniacal in offering marriage to all manner of undesirable young ladies, and in remarking of every successive young lady to whom he tendered a matrimonial proposal that she was
A noble use of them had, however, been made, and again I was compelled to deal with the result in ex post facto manner.
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex post facto approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Germany on Security Cooperation.
The Institute's comments focused on the need to limit the use of ex post information (hindsight) by tax authorities to price previous transfers of intangible assets as such information is not used in similar transactions between unrelated parties.
Ortec Finance, a global provider of technology and advisory services for financial risk and return management, today announced that IBM has selected its industry-leading performance attribution technology to enhance IBM's Algo Risk Service on Cloud with Ex Post Performance and Risk.
See Zhiyong Liu & Ronen Avraham, Ex Ante Versus Ex Post Expectation Damages, 32 Int'l Rev.