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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • "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

  • 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

  • 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?

  • 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


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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