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  • 1protection — Level to which the capital is partially protected, below which the net asset value of a SGAM Flexible ETF may not fall in any rolling one year period. NYSE Euronext Glossary * * * protection pro‧tec‧tion [prəˈtekʆn] noun [uncountable] 1. the act …

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  • 2Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 — Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA) of 2005 This legislation primarily affects consumer filings, making it more difficult for a person or estate to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The BAPCPA impacts business filers as… …

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  • 3Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA) of 2005 — This legislation primarily affects consumer filings, making it more difficult for a person or estate to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The BAPCPA impacts business filers as well with the heaviest impact on smaller (those listing less than $2… …

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  • 4Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (US) — Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act Full title An Act to amend title 11 of the United States Code, and for other purposes. Acronym BAPCPA Colloquial name(s) Bankruptcy Reform Enacted by the …

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  • 5bankruptcy — bank·rupt·cy / baŋ ˌkrəp sē/ n pl cies 1: the quality or state of a bankrupt filed for bankruptcy 2: the administration of an insolvent debtor s property by the court for the benefit of the debtor s creditors the debt was discharged in bankruptcy …

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  • 6Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act — The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (USStatute|109|8|119|23|2005|04|20), providing for significant changes in bankruptcy in the United States, was passed by the 109th United States Congress on April 14, 2005 and… …

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  • 7Bankruptcy — Notice of closure attached to the door of a computer store the day after its parent company declared bankruptcy (strictly, put into administration see text) in the United Kingdom. Bankruptcy is a legal status of an insolvent person or an… …

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  • 8bankruptcy — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ consumer, personal ▪ corporate ▪ intellectual, moral VERB + BANKRUPTCY ▪ face …

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  • 9Bankruptcy in the United States — The United States Constitution (Article 1, Section 8, Clause 4) authorizes Congress to enact uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States. Congress has exercised this authority several times since 1801, most recently… …

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  • 10Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention And Consumer Protection Act - BAPCPA — Legislation enacted by President George W. Bush in 2005 that revised the bankruptcy code for cases filed on or after October 17, 2005. The act created a means test that determines whether individuals filing for bankruptcy can file for chapter 7… …

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  • 11bankruptcy — /bangk rupt see, reuhp see/, n., pl. bankruptcies. 1. the state of being or becoming bankrupt. 2. utter ruin, failure, depletion, or the like. [1690 1700; BANKRUPT + CY] * * * Status of a debtor who has been declared by judicial process to be… …

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  • 12bankruptcy proceedings — General term for the various types of proceedings under the Bankruptcy Code (11 U.S.C.A.) that are initiated either by an insolvent individual or business (termed a voluntary bankruptcy) or by creditors (termed an involuntary bankruptcy) seeking… …

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  • 13bankruptcy proceedings — General term for the various types of proceedings under the Bankruptcy Code (11 U.S.C.A.) that are initiated either by an insolvent individual or business (termed a voluntary bankruptcy) or by creditors (termed an involuntary bankruptcy) seeking… …

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  • 14Bankruptcy Reform Act — 1978 A US law that brought about major changes to bankruptcy law after 40 years of the previous legislation. The reforms made it easier to file petitions, amended the previous absolute rule giving priority to secured creditors in all cases, and… …

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  • 15Parmalat bankruptcy timeline — 2003 December 2003 December 19 Bank of America states Parmalat does not hold nearly $5B in liquid assets for the company as Parmalat reported in September 2003. Bank of America disavows the document released by Parmalat’s Bonlat Financing Corp… …

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  • 16Consumer protection — laws designed to ensure fair trade competition and the free flow of truthful information in the marketplace. The laws are designed to prevent businesses that engage in fraud or specified unfair practices from gaining an advantage over competitors …

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  • 17Companion Animal Protection Society — How CAPS Began In 1989, when Deborah Howard, president of the Companion Animal Protection Society (CAPS) noticed the cramped, unsanitary conditions at a Docktor Pet Center, she became enraged. The company had more than 300 franchises at that time …

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  • 18Michael Cooke — For other people named Michael Cooke, see Michael Cooke (disambiguation). Michael Cooke Born 1953[1] England Occupation Editor Michael Cooke is a journalist and publishing executive. He is currently the Editor of the Toronto Star, Cana …

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  • 19Lake Delton — For the village, see Lake Delton, Wisconsin. Lake Delton Tommy Bartlett s Thrill Show in 2005 Location Lake Delton, Wisconsin …

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  • 20Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… …

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