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  • n. Plural form of creditor.


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  • Jack's earnings belonged by law to his master, and they were attached by the Northern creditors (mark that, _by Northern creditors_), and taken to pay the master's debts.

    Among the Pines or, South in Secession Time

  • But the agency, which has discretion under the new financial-overhaul law to draw a distinction between creditors, is expected to say that additional payments can be made to short-term creditors in certain instances, these people said.

    New Rules on Bank Breakups

  • To properly honor the contract, the bankruptcy judge would respect the capital structure wherein creditors get first pick.

    Is This Cramdown Necessary?

  • Michael Krimminger, an FDIC official, told the board that the rule is "modeled on our receivership" with certain creditors assuming losses, the FDIC taking "complete control" of the failed firm and selling off assets.

    FDIC Delays Action on the 'Next Lehman' Rule

  • One focus of the initial rule will be to clarify that the power given to the FDIC to pay certain creditors more than their peers during liquidation will rarely be used, Ms. Bair said.

    FDIC Delays Action on the 'Next Lehman' Rule

  • Some say Mr. Icahn offered certain creditors nearly 60 cents.

    Overheard: Icahn Rerun

  • The government's treatment of creditors is of large interest to Wall Street, which is waiting to see how the U.S. will handle its newfound power to take over and liquidate large, nonbank financial firms.

    New Rules on Bank Breakups

  • The company could launch a new stock sale open to certain creditors to finance its bankruptcy exit, this person said.

    TerreStar Weighs Bankruptcy Filing

  • Mrs. Merkel's idea of bringing lending discipline to creditors is driven largely by domestic political considerations.

    How Not to Prevent Another Greece

  • The mechanics of the so-called "shadow banking system" -- namely the ability of short-term creditors to flee on a moment's notice -- remain in place.

    Who is Europe really bailing out?


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