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Transferring asset ownership by signing the back of the asset's certificate.


1. The payee's signature on the back of a check indicating that the payee has received the check. Banks require that payees endorse checks before they may be cashed or deposited.

2. An amendment to a document, especially an insurance policy. Informally, they are called riders.


To sign a negotiable instrument in order to transfer it to another party. For example, investors holding securities must endorse the certificates before delivery to the broker.
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Wrote Lynn in his letter to the IRS, "This statement indicates that Hake is aware of the provisions in the Internal Revenue Code that bar houses of worship from endorsing or opposing candidates for public office but chose to ignore them.
By endorsing the CERES Principles and UNEP's Statement by Financial Institutions, Fleet commits to protect the environment by using resources responsibly, to audit its performance, and to communicate these results with the public.
As an individual, a priest can make an endorsement - but not in his role as a priest,'' Coiro said, adding that a mailer ``blurred that distinction and it appeared that the church was endorsing (Padilla).
In a related development Wednesday, candidate Barbara Perkins, who finished in third place in this month's primary, announced that she is endorsing neither candidate in the runoff.
Lieutenant Governor Gray Davis and Attorney General Dan Lungren have signaled their commitment to California's transportation infrastructure by endorsing the proposed constitutional amendment to prevent fuel tax revenues from being siphoned off for non-transportation uses.
ALADS President Pete Brodie said the group followed its longstanding policy of endorsing the incumbent when members believe he is doing a good job.
Global Game Alliance of VR-1's Network Partners Endorsing VR-1 Conductor Technology as Platform for Online Games
As for the current complaint of some defense attorneys that centers on many of our county judges also endorsing Mr.
CA is working closely with Sun to deliver comprehensive Java manageability solutions, and Sun is endorsing CA as a key ally in Java manageability.
By endorsing one technology, we hope to set a standard to enable our suppliers to more easily implement source tagging programs.
While he is endorsing certain candidates, we are and are going to remain very independent.
Zamore also noted that companies endorsing CERES commit themselves to filing an annual environmental report.