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Impairment

Reduction in the value of an asset because the asset no longer generates the benefits expected earlier as determined by the company through periodic assessments. This could happen because of changes in market value of the asset, business environment, government regulations, etc.

Impairment

A reduction in a company's working capital as a result of a loss on an investment or a distribution (such as a coupon or dividend) to investors.

impairment

Reduction in a firm's capital as a result of distributions or losses.
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He added that the sponsorship would plant a seed that would help other people with hearing impairment to partake in the games.
Also, Eniro reported that operating income for the fourth quarter of 2018 amounts to a negative SEK565m, which includes impairment of the book values of goodwill of a negative SEK565m.
Thus the self-concept have been observed to be negatively affected by visual impairment.
The results showed the median whole person impairment rating was seven per cent for 131 claimants assessed with the fifth edition of the AMA guides, and four per cent for 118 claimants assessed with the sixth edition.
At a launching ceremony held here National Incubation Centre, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ingnite, Yusuf Hussain said, "We employ innovation to help fellow citizens, challenged by impairments, to lead engaged and fulfilling lives."
According to the EEOC, a mental impairment is "[a]ny mental or psychological disorder, such as emotional or mental illness." Examples include: major depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders (including panic, obsessive compulsive, and post-traumatic stress disorders), schizophrenia, and personality disorders.
Under the current guidance, companies can first choose to assess any impairment based on qualitative factors (Step 0).
The researchers found that the rate of referral for low-vision rehabilitation services was 11.4 and 1.9 percent for patients with irreversible bilateral vision impairment and unilateral impairment, as noted in the electronic health record.
On the property/casualty side, impairments varied by line of business, with workers compensation insurers suffering the most impairments (28% of the total).
Origin also expects an impairment charge of $357 million (post tax) for Lattice Energy, its conventional gas assets currently held for sale.
While the new laws in only four states may not reflect a trend, they highlight the growing significance of impairment in workplace drug testing.
The research, published in JAMA Ophthalmology, predicts a 26% rise in the prevalence of visual impairment among pre-schoolers by 2060.