assignability


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Related to assignability: assignor

as·sign

 (ə-sīn′)
tr.v. as·signed, as·sign·ing, as·signs
1. To select for a duty or office; appoint: firefighters assigned to the city's industrial park. See Synonyms at appoint.
2. To set apart for a particular purpose or place in a particular category; designate: assigned the new species to an existing genus. See Synonyms at allocate.
3. To give out as a task; allot: assigned homework to the class.
4. To ascribe; attribute: assigned blame for the loss to a lack of good defense. See Synonyms at attribute.
5. To match or pair with: assign a value to each of the variables.
6. Law To transfer (property, rights, or interests) from one to another.
n. Law
An assignee.

[Middle English assignen, from Old French assigner, from Latin assignāre : ad-, ad- + signāre, to mark (from signum, sign; see sekw- in Indo-European roots).]

as·sign′a·bil′i·ty n.
as·sign′a·ble adj.
as·sign′a·bly adv.
as·sign′er n.
References in periodicals archive ?
McKinney 2017) (addressing assignability of, among other things,
Although the federal trademark statute, the Lanham Act, (255) speaks to the assignability of registered trademarks as being a matter of federal law, it does not speak to the issue of security interests directly, as does the Copyright Act.
Chapter 4's thirty-two pages covers the borrower and lender perspective, terms of the loan commitment, assignability, equity, and mezzanine financing.
Relying on this rule, the state asserted that any annuity sold that was non-assignable was contrary to state law and when viewed in light of the requirement for assignability, would not be Medicaid compliant.
In some cases the complete inability to assign may suggest that the email address and contents may not satisfy the normal definition of property, though assignability is not a necessary aspect of what might be considered property.
3d DCA 2004) (affirming the denial of wife's request for a QDRO as the applicable city code expressly limited the assignability of municipal pension benefits); see also generally Bd.
the assignability of patents and the enforceability of pre-invention assignment agreements were well-established aspects of the law and business of patent.
20] The aim of the regulators of UCC regulation draft was to establish a law by which they consider assignability in order to guarantee the beneficiary's ability of using letters of credit as a pledge, and also the ability of assignment of income facilitates the use of "reinsurance" letters of credit.
Most importantly--and least appreciated in the literature and the case law--bundled assignability increases the owner's incentive to make valuable investments in the firm.
1975), as setting the standard for assignability of choses in action).
Other provisions that could be analyzed in terms of shifting risks between the parties include assignability provisions, bankruptcy provisions, and license or grant-back provisions related to technologies subsequently derived from the original licensed technology.
I think it's the responsibility of agents to explain the contract of insurance when they sell it, and one of the provisions that exists in most contracts is the right of assignability.