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Business Segment

A division or subset of a business' operations, especially in large corporations. For a division to be considered a segment, it must directly earn revenue for the company. For example, a heavily diversified corporation may have one segment dedicated to telecommunications, another to manufacturing, and a third to energy. It is also known simply as a segment. Internally, each segment's expenses and revenues are accounted for separately.

segment

An identifiable part of a business organization. For example, a large corporation might have a number of segments including industrial, aerospace, and leisure products. Also called business segment.
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Defendants deny the allegations of paragraph 5 of the Amended Complaint on the basis that they lack knowledge or information sufficient to form a belief as to the truth of the allegations contained therein.
4 seems contrary to the intended exclusion of such amounts under paragraph 56(1)(b).
Notwithstanding the requirements of paragraph 13, if a plan of involuntary termination requires the employee to render future service in order to receive termination benefits, a liability and expense for the portion of involuntary termination benefits that will be provided only after completion of future service should be recognized ratably over the future service period.
For those who find it particularly difficult to make the jump from sentence to cohesive paragraph writing, the topic sentence is the first mountain to climb.
6 There is a missing hyphen from the word "semi-colon" in paragraph 15.
adding a paragraph to the action plan stating that accountability by the global media "should be enhanced through targeted measures of screening by governments"
When the delegations met in Johannesburg, there were many remaining paragraphs to be agreed upon: sanitation targets; good governance; the world solidarity fund; and climate change, among others.
They paragraph not so much to enhance individual edifices as to remove bumps, fill gaps, and insert flexible joints that let that continuous ribbon stretch and contract while remaining firmly intact.
That's the point of the classic paragraph taught in English composition.
2) Employees requesting leave under this paragraph must present a certification from a health care provider containing the date on which the serious health condition commenced, the probable duration of the condition, the appropriate medical facts regarding the condition, a statement that the employee is needed to care for the family member, and an estimate of the amount of time such care will be required.
The ED goes on to say (in paragraph 12, page 4) that "[i]n estimating the market value of deposit liabilities, a financial entity shall not take into account the value of core deposit intangibles which are separate intangible assets, but not financial instruments.
The opening paragraph differentiates between the responsibilities of management and the auditor for the financial statements and refers to the new cash flow statement.