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terminate

To end.(1) For leases,this term implies an ending before the natural expiration time, as by default.When reviewing leases, pay close attention to the rights and responsibilities “upon termination”or “at expiration,”because these are two completely different circumstances. (2) For partnerships, it means the end of the partnership business and affairs, although that might technically be before formal dissolution of the partnership.(3) Under the Uniform Commercial Code,it means legally ending a contract,without default by either side.

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Nay, I am sure that if he has a million of francs left, which I very much doubt, he would be willing enough to give it in order to have such a termination as this.
As auxiliary to this scarcity of fuel, one of the large springs which abound in that country gushed out of the side of the ascent above, and, after creeping sluggishly along the level land, saturating the mossy covering of the rock with moisture, it swept around the base of the little cone that formed the pinnacle of the mountain, and, entering the canopy of smoke near one of the terminations of the terrace, found its way to the lake, not by dashing from rock to rock, but by the secret channels of the earth.
The termination fee provisions require the recipients live up to their deal obligations.
In order to position itself in the best way possible against future claims, an employer must consider how to protect itself prior to the termination of the employee.
These people faced the unenviable prospect of losing their homes after the termination of the condominium and, to make matters worse, receiving in payment for their units less than the amount of their existing mortgage debt due to depressed property values.
However, the Manager's receipt of the termination fee payment was not dependent upon a successful public offering.
On account of the many difficulties arising out of most terminations, it is advisable for contracts to contain "early warning" mechanisms that alert the parties to breaches and allow opportunity for the breach to be cured (or for negotiations to occur) prior to the breach becoming a ground for termination.
Thereafter, GM filed for Chapter 11 protection and its unsecured creditors' committee challenged the perfection of JPM's security interest in the term loan collateral because of the pre-petition termination of JPM's UCC-1 financing statement covering the term loan collateral.
In addition, this agreement provides for a termination fee if the agreement is terminated without cause, under which if Woodward is terminated within 12 months of its effective date 1 January 2015 she will be entitled to a termination fee of three times her monthly consulting fee in effect on the date of termination, or if Woodward is terminated 12 months after the effective date 1 January 2015, six times her monthly consulting fee in effect on the date of termination.
It excludes 2001, as the DSS, for unknown reasons, did not distinguish among methods of pregnancy termination in that year.
A termination fee, a penalty paid by the target to the acquirer in the event of an M&A agreement being terminated, has become increasingly used by firms undertaking M&As (Jeon and Ligon, 2011).
Employment practices liability insurers in California frequently contend that Section 533 of the California Insurance Code precludes any coverage whatsoever for wrongful termination or retaliation claims under EPLI policies, even under policies that include terms that expressly provide coverage for these claims.