de minimis

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de min·i·mis

 (də mĭn′ə-mĭs′)
adj.
Of little importance; insignificant.

[From Latin dē minimīs (nōn cūrat lēx), (the law does not concern itself) with trifling matters : , of, about + minimīs, ablative pl. of minimum, smallest (thing), least (thing), neuter of minimus, smallest, least; see minimum.]
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The transaction value is de minimus and does not constitute a notifiable transaction of HKT Trust and HKT Limited under Chapter 14 of the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
The court noted that the Commission has held that any independent contractor that performs "more than de minimus services at a mine" is an operator under [section] 802(d).
Even if we accept a de minimus standard, which is an acceptable level above zero that is deemed safe, we still limit the food supply.
The report, commissioned by Mrs Hart, concluded that Finance Wales, which is wholly-owned by the Welsh Government, could significantly reduce interest rates charged on loans to SMEs across Wales without breaching state aid rules - under de minimus and effective use of the General Block Exemption Regulation in terms of firms receiving funding in the convergence area of Wales.
Currently, there is a de minimus rule that allows a taxpayer to expense any materials or supplies that cost no more than $100.
He suggested a de minimus floating NAV, which "should not create tax consequences.
In the same ten month period, the DEC seized 21 kilograms of ephedrine and de minimus amounts of cocaine, heroin, and other drugs.
Union Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ: UNB), the USD546m Morrisville, Vermont-based parent of Union Bank, has said that its board has re-authorised a limited repurchase programme to authorise the repurchase of a de minimus number of shares of the company's common stock during each calendar quarter until the end of 2012.
Plan not in strict compliance with internal appeals process, with exceptions for violations that are: de minimus, attributable to "good cause," not reflecting a pattern, part of a "good faith" information exchange, non-prejudicial
35) The court further ruled that this time was compensable because the time spent doing these activities was not de minimus.
This announcement has been re-issued following a re-calculation of the portfolio which resulted in a number of de minimus changes to the figures released on 10 January 2011.
Charlie, you talk about your role as a de minimus role.