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Settlement

The process in which a buyer makes payment and receives the agreed-upon good or service. This term is used on exchanges to indicate when a security actually changes hands, which often occurs several days after a trade is made. See also: Clearance.

settle

To complete a securities transaction.
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Summary: When the America Invents Act (AIA) was enacted, many commentators praised a provision of the AIA that allows parties to settle a post-grant review, typically .
HAVING A BLAST Working with Weinstein a decade ago, Settles and his colleagues built the world's largest indoor schlieren-imaging system.
It settles a series of lawsuits and countersuits that began in 2004, when HP claimed in San Diego federal court that five of its patents were being infringed by Gateway.
If the company settles, it may lose an opportunity to make good law or to demonstrate it is not afraid to fight cases that should be fought.
It all comes down to what you're trying to do," Settles advises business owners to consider the following before investing in wireless technology:
Some foundries use a "settling" or sediment test, in which a graduated cylinder is filled with coating and the solids content is estimated by the volume that settles to the bottom, usually overnight.
The agreement settles all claims for professional work the firm did for financial institutions that failed up to April 4, 1994.
The only exceptions the court noted are when there are multiple parties to a suit and the insurer discriminately settles with one or more of the parties for the full policy limits, thus exposing an insured to excess judgment, or when the insurer acts in bath faith by settling a claim in a manner that bars the insured's counterclaim.
Often, the prospect of incurring high attorney's fees determines whether a law enforcement officer or a government entity vigorously defends a civil suit by asserting all possible defenses and immunities or instead settles the suit.
Over the decades, Appeals has improved its service to the point where it settles almost 90 percent of the cases that come to it.
The first forward sale agreement settles beginning in March 2007 and the second settles beginning in March 2008.
If T physically settles the contract by delivering 100 shares of X stock to the counterparty for $10,500, he realizes a $500 gain under the one-step approach ($10,500 realized--$10,000 basis).