breach of contract

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Noun1.breach of contract - a breach of a legal duty; failure to do something that is required in a contract
breach - a failure to perform some promised act or obligation
anticipatory breach, constructive breach - a breach of contract committed prior to the time of required performance
breach of the covenant of warranty - a failure of the seller's guarantee of good title
breach of promise - failure to keep a promise (of marriage)
breach of trust - violation (either through fraud or negligence) by a trustee of a duty that equity requires of him
breach of warranty - a breach that occurs when an item is deficient according to the terms of a warranty
material breach - a breach serious enough to destroy the value of the contract and to give a basis for an action for breach of contract
partial breach - a breach that does not destroy the value of the contract but can give rise to a claim for damages
Translations

breach of contract

ninadempienza di contratto
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s breaches of contract result in termination of the license agreement.
With respect to the owner's argument that it is impossible to have an abandonment and breach of the same contract, the court reminded the owner of the uniqueness of construction contracts and explained that the owner's breaches of contract were the "precipitating cause" of the abandonment.
According to a Form 8-K filing to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, SES has reached final settlement terms on separate actions involving (i) an alleged breach of contract to pay substantial commissions in 1992 and 1993 to third parties for waste contracts, (ii) an alleged breach of written contract to pay monies commencing in 1990 to an environmental consultant to develop, construct and operate the now-abandoned hazardous waste incinerator at the Vernon site, and (iii) alleged violations of securities laws and breaches of contract with respect to a three-year warrant allegedly issued by SES in December 1990 for 250,000 shares at 50 cents per share.