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  • v. Simple past of underwrite.

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Examples

  • In a speech earlier this week, Giorgio Armani – whose label underwrote the exhibit – remarked on the inventiveness of these fashion designers.

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  • I wanted to go off and live in London when I was 20 years old, so he kind of underwrote the whole experience and paid for the rent and paid for me to go.

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  • And what has been the place occupied by the cloud studies in the life of the mind through the calamitous twentieth century when our founder, the late Paul Mellon, acquired one of the largest collections of paintings by Constable that exists, and, incidentally, at the same time financed the translation into English and underwrote the publication of the complete works of Carl Jung?

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  • *** Financial services Goldman Sachs Group could lose as much as $3.4 billion in damages and other litigation-related matters involving securities it underwrote in the past few years for which the purchasers are now suing to recover losses or to force the firm to buy them back.

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  • Goldman Sachs said it could lose up to $3.4 billion in litigation-related matters involving securities it underwrote for which the purchasers are suing to recover losses or to force the firm to buy them back.

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  • Goldman Sachs Group Inc. could lose as much as $3.4 billion in damages and other litigation-related matters involving securities it underwrote in the last few years for which the purchasers are now suing to recover losses or to force the firm to buy them back.

    Goldman: $3.4 Billion in Possible Litigation Losses

  • And Blankfein, 56, still hasn't put behind him the criticism of Goldman's controversial role in the collapse of American International Group in 2008 - particularly its aggressive collateral calls on the credit-default swaps it had bought from AIG on subprime-packed mortgage securities, many of which it underwrote.

    Asset management division's stumbles tarnish Goldman Sachs

  • The Federal Housing Finance Agency, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac own those homes because the agencies underwrote mortgages that homeowners ultimately could not pay.

    Fair Housing Advocates Bristle At Banks' Proposals For Foreclosed Homes

  • Banks that underwrote the company's offerings will add $5.9 million to the settlement fund under the pact, which is subject to court approval.

    Ambac to Settle Securities Lawsuits

  • Cambridge Place alleged that Morgan Stanley issued, underwrote, or sold $102 million in certificates to the firm's clients, the filing said.

    Morgan Stanley Settles U.S. Bank Suit; Other Legal Issues Remain

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