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The process in which a buyer makes payment and receives the agreed-upon good or service. This term is used on exchanges to indicate when a security actually changes hands, which often occurs several days after a trade is made. See also: Clearance.


Movement of an improvement because of movement in the soil supporting the improvement.It could be caused by compaction of the soil,erosion of pockets due to underground streams or springs,or the aftereffects of frost heave pushing frozen ground upward and then settling back.

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dollar is illustrated by the predominance of CHIPS payments that are related to settling the U.
Reports from the ISO Claims Outcome Advisor can show the effect of a claims initiative--such as settling all whiplash claims within 30 days--in a very short time frame.
Hopefully when we have a new courthouse, the price of settling misdemeanor cases will go up,'' Portillo added.
The three conditions that trigger an NPM adjustment are: the aggregate share of the participating manufacturers (PMs) for the year in question must fall more than 2% below the aggregate market share held by those same PMs in 1997; a nationally recognized economic company must determine that the disadvantages experienced as a result of the provisions of the MSA were a significant factor in contributing to the market share loss for the year in question; and the settling states, in question, must be proven by a court of law to have not diligently enforced their model statutes.
This Summary Notice relates to proposed settlements that in the aggregate provide $43,899,798 plus interest to the Class (less administrative costs, and any expenses, attorneys' fees and incentive awards approved by the Court) in exchange for a release of claims against the Settling Defendants in this Class Action.
I am with you 100 percent,'' she told Riordan's attorneys on settling the runoff issue later.
Under the terms of the MOU, the lead plaintiffs and the settling defendants agree that the final stipulation will contain a disclaimer of liability consistent with the MOU.
Although the deputies were exonerated in the shooting, the County Counsel's Office recommended settling because of Mittenhuber's mental problems and the possibility that a jury might have awarded him $6.
Although OMDA had not yet named the settling parties as defendants, settlement with OMDA at this time was prudent and in their best interests.
If there is an additional half-inch of settling, a California Department of Transportation permit will force a halt in tunnel work, said Caltrans District Permit Office Director Ray Hinton.
The continued adoption of Instill Trade Spend Management by world-class foodservice organizations demonstrates that companies are no longer settling for status quo and are charting out a path to higher impact trade programs," said Anthony Wilson, president and CEO of Instill.
DTCC responded by demonstrating that its clearing and settling activities are extensively regulated by the federal government and that the specific program challenged by Nanopierce, the Stock Borrow Program, had been approved by the SEC.