Amend

(redirected from amends)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms, Wikipedia.
Related to amends: make amends

Amend

To change by some formal process. For example, one may amend a charter to change how a company operates. Likewise, one may amend a tax return to make it more accurate.
References in periodicals archive ?
The omnibus bill seeks to amend several Acts to ensure that New Zealand financial market participants can continue to participate in international financial markets, by using derivatives to hedge risks, and to bring New Zealand law in line with recent financial market reforms in the European Union and G20 states.
Accordingly, 9,577,917 shares of its common stock remain available for repurchase under its Repurchase Program as amended by the 2018 Amended 10b5-1 Plan, as of 29 July 2019.
The amended offer is to acquire the company for cash consideration of USD 11.50 per share and to increase both the Norsat and Hytera termination fees from USD 2.5 million to USD 3.0 million, respectively.
First, before 2009, some courts limited defendants' abilities to amend without leave, applying the "narrow" approach.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-21 May 2010-Credit Suisse administrative agent for Regal Cinemas amended credit facility(C)1994-2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
Hint: Amends can be used as a singular, but is more common as a plural.
The amended rule, which went into effect January 11, implements the provision in Section 216 of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 requiring proper disposal of consumer report information and records.
Summary: Amends the Public Health Service Act to fund breakthroughs in Alzheimer's disease research while providing more help to caregivers and increasing public education about prevention.
This final rule amends the FAR to clarify that the Javits-Wagner O'Day (JWOD) program becomes a mandatory source of supplies and services when the supplies or services have been added to the Procurement List maintained by the Committee for Purchase from People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled.
2004-55, IRB 2004-26, June 28, 2004, considered the following issue: Under an "Amended Plan" (described below), are long-term disability benefits received by an employee, who becomes disabled, excludable from the employee's gross income under Sec.
Section 203 of the USA PATRIOT Act amends Rule 6 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure to permit the disclosure of grand jury information containing foreign intelligence information to "any federal law enforcement, intelligence, protective, immigration, national defense, or national security official in order to assist the official receiving that information in the performance of his official duties." (30) The reporting requirement differs in that the name of the individual receiving the information is not given to the court, only the department or agency receiving the information.
It amends the AICPA audit and accounting guide Health Care Organizations to address how nongovernmental, not-for-profit health care organizations should report gains or losses on hedging and non-hedging derivative instruments under FASB Statement no.