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Bifurcate

A derogatory slang term meaning to divide one job into two jobs. For example, the director of communications position may be bifurcated into the director of internal communications and the director of external communications. The term is most common when the holder of the previous, unified position is asked to reapply for one or both of the new positions. See also: Breadcrumbing.
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Each case has to be analyzed individually, and the court must be open minded and listen to both sides and decide whether there are valid objections or reasons not to bifurcate. If bifurcation will not result in economies of time and costs for the parties and the court, then obviously it need not be employed.
The open question is whether Treasury will accept the congressional invitation to bifurcate. The complexity bifurcation adds to the administration of the tax laws was catalogued for the Congress and the Treasury in connection with the rejected House proposal (which would have treated certain high-yield discount debt instruments as equity for all purposes of the Code).30
Certainly, any attempt to bifurcate the loan should be disputed if it will result in the lender receiving a lower "secured" claim than it would recover if it were permitted to liquidate its collateral.
The official said that under the initial plan, the ministry had decided to bifurcate Pesco alone but later more Discos like Mepco, Lesco, Qesco and Gepco were also added to it.
'Under the plan, we also aim to at least bifurcate our construction circle since it faces immense workload leading to delay in accomplishing several pending jobs,' the official added.
"Forest City really wanted to add an office component to its retail project and Bank of New York needed to set up offices as close to Downtown as possible, yet far enough away to bifurcate its operations.
The partnership apparently attempted to bifurcate the disposition by selling the property and receiving a certain portion of the proceeds in cash, which it distributed to the exiting partners who wanted to cash out.
Summary: New Delhi (India), Aug 6 (ANI): Taking a stand in contrast to that of his party's, senior Congress leader Jyotiradtiya Scindia supported the BJP-led Centre's move to abrogate Article 370 and bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories.
According to Richard Karson who was instrumental in establishing Insignia/ESG's Long Island City office several years ago, "This is an unprecedented and highly financially viable opportunity for a Manhattan-based company to bifurcate its operations between the City and Queens."
Summary: Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 6 (ANI): Pakistan is considering calling back its acting High Commissioner to New Delhi Syed Haidar Shah for consultations in the light of the Indian government's move to scrap Article 370 and bifurcate the state of Jammu and Kashmir, state media reported.
Summary: New Delhi (India), Aug 5 (ANI): Revoking Article 370 which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir and the proposal to bifurcate the state into two Union Territories -- Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh -- would have catastrophic consequences, former Home Minister P Chidambaram said on Monday.
But wait, is it possible to bifurcate the deal structure so that a national investor purchases the federal tax credit and a local state investor purchases the state tax credit?