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Unbundling

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

Unbundling

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

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.

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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That same year, the Conference of State Court Administrators and the Conference of Chief Justices sponsored a haft-day panel on self-representation and unbundled legal services.
In the Netherlands, where the situation is reversed (lowest shared access tariffs in Europe), only 12% of unbundled lines are fully unbundled.
Among items raised, she said, are getting more information about unbundled services to the public, preparing a draft retainer agreement for such work, and determining whether unbundled services can be offered in Department of Revenue child support enforcement actions.
Unbundled legal services are still relatively unknown in New York.
Local Loop Unbundling (LLU) and Unbundled Bitstream (UBS) overview
In 2005, Alaska Communications Systems (ACS) of Anchorage filed a forbearance petition requesting the FCC to relieve ACS of its statutory obligation to provide unbundled loops throughout the Anchorage market.
They construct a theoretical model that establishes a positive link between the stimulating effect of a reduction in the price of unbundled elements and the intensity of competition between platforms on penetration levels.
UNE--Unbundled Network Element, which consists of a seamless combination of an unbundled loop, unbundled local switching, and unbundled interoffice transport within a telecommunications network.
A proposal to create a family court rule specifically allowing lawyers to provide unbundled services to clients in family law cases will be presented to the Supreme Court.
According to Oftel, next July remained its target for the wide launch of unbundled local loops - direct links to the last mile of wire into homes.
Carriers presently using unbundled network elements that do not qualify under the new rules will have to transition to alternative solutions within 12-18 months.
Board of Governors member Sharon Langer, chair of the Special Committee on Unbundled Legal Services, told the board on August 23 that the committee will be making recommendations, at the board's October 19 meeting.