claw back


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claw back

vb (tr, adverb)
1. to get back (something) with difficulty
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to recover (a sum of money), esp by taxation or a penalty
n
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the recovery of a sum of money, esp by taxation or a penalty
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the sum so recovered
Translations
droit de reprise

w>claw back

vt sep (taxman etc)sich (dat)zurückholen
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ISLAMABAD -- After NEPRAs continuous efforts and strong defence of the case in the land mark decision, the Sindh High Court on June 19 declared that the stance and application of claw back mechanism by NEPRA are correct and in accordance with applicable law and accounting principles.
Government funding is helping a council-led project claw back taxpayers' money lost to fraud.
In a speech that was delivered in Singapore, Carney said it is time to consider whether authorities could claw back pay from bankers who had cheated the system.
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It will be even harder to claw back from someone who was not directly responsible for misconduct but was a line manager," Moulton said.
RBS - which is 81 per cent Government-owned after it was bailed out during the banking crisis - had said it would claw back bonuses.
Washington, June 14 ( ANI ): Investment banking giant JP Morgan Chase's boss plans to claw back up to two years' bonuses from 'casino bankers' who racked up losses of more than 2 billion dollars.
Lloyds Banking Group is set to claw back bonuses worth around pounds 2million in the wake of the scandal over payment protection insurance.
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But today detectives vowed to claw back every penny the fraudsters made from their "boiler room" scam.