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  • The research university system cannot survive the misguided efforts of patent 'reform' any more than the rest of our nation's integrated innovation eco-system -even if it appears they are protected by so-called carve-out provisions.

    Kevin L. Kearns: Amazing Grace (Periods) in Current U.S. Patent Law Kevin L. Kearns 2011

  • The condemnations from Republican officials in some of the the so-called "carve-out" states - Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina - were swift.

    ABC News: Top Stories 2011

  • Legislators could have written a carve-out for service in the federal government but didn't, and with good reason.

    The Rule of Law Should Govern Emanuel's Situation 2011

  • The offer involved a carve-out of some $63 million in disputed assets—minus the fees and expenses racked up in the Chapter 11 case—to be earmarked for the estate's unsecured creditors.

    Colonial BancGroup Wins Bankruptcy Plan Approval Patrick Fitzgerald 2011

  • Hong Kong's stock exchange approved the carve-out of the telecommunications and mobile assets from PCCW, which also has broadband television, consulting and property businesses, in June.

    PCCW Seeks Listing for Trust Nisha Gopalan 2011

  • Mr. Bernanke, speaking at an Independent Community Bankers of America conference here, sought to assure the gathering that the Fed is doing what it can to make sure the carve-out works as lawmakers intended.

    Fed to Try to Shield Small Banks From Debit-Fee Caps Victoria McGrane 2011

  • "Tinkering" with the system can have "drastic and devastating effects," Ms. Dowdell said, pointing to the carve-out for the newly invigorated Xanadu mega-retail project at the Meadowlands.

    N.J. BYOB Gets Check Lisa Fleisher 2011

  • Likewise with an expanded tax-credit program for entrepreneurs: The most straightforward way to reward entrepreneurial success is to cut the top marginal rate of tax, rather than expanding a carve-out for certain people that the government deems to be worthy of special treatment.

    Osborne's Tax Give and Take 2011

  • Illinois municipal candidates are granted an exception to the residence requirement in the case of military service, but that carve-out strikes us as a designation that should apply to service in the White House as well.

    Who's a Carpetbagger? 2011

  • On Wednesday, he sought to assure a gathering of thousands of community bankers that the Fed is doing what it can to make sure the carve-out works as lawmakers intended.

    Fed Backs Limiting Fee Caps Victoria McGrane 2011


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  • "1. Sometimes known as a partial spinoff, a carve out occurs when a parent company sells a minority (usually 20% or less) stake in a subsidiary for an IPO or rights offering.

    "2. Where an established brick-and-mortar company hooks up with venture investors and a new management team to launch an Internet spinoff...

    "In most cases the parent company will spinoff the remaining interests to existing shareholders at a later date when the stock price is much higher." --Investopedia

    November 6, 2009