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Unbundling

Separation of a multinational firm's transfers of funds into discrete flows for specific purposes. See: Bundling.
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Unbundling

The practice of separating previously joined products and selling them. Unbundling tends to become more common under deregulatory policies.
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unbundling

The separation and separate pricing of products and services by financial institutions. When deregulation resulted in price competition and the introduction of new products, financial institutions found it increasingly necessary to offer and price each product separately.
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unbundling

a colloquial term used to describe a DE-MERGER (the break-up of a company originally formed through a MERGER into two or more separate companies) or more generally the sale of a number of its business divisions by a conglomerate company (see DIVERSIFICATION).
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The variable of interest is 1[[Unbundled].sub.st], a policy indicator that takes a value of 1 starting in the year after state s unbundles its SEB; [empty set] thus estimates the average effect of the policy (averaged over time and across states).
landscape of local telecommunications by requiring ILECs to unbundle
IPPCA further said compelling the industry players to unbundle the prices of petroleum would indirectly regulate their activities.
The requirement to unbundle comes from an EU directive.
The UK was on track to unbundle by the middle of next year, and disputes between Oftel, BT and the industry would delay the process by only a few weeks.
A PROPOSED policy that would mandate oil firms to unbundle, or itemize, the costs of petro fuel-from the pump to the consumers -just doesn't sit well for oil firms, who argue that such proposal is no longer necessary in a deregulated market.
Thus, in both cases, unlike in the case of dedicated transport, the failure to meet one of the two indicators triggers an obligation to unbundle. The agency found that CLECs are not impaired without access to fiber loops in any instance.