cooling-off period

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cooling-off period

n
1. a period during which the contending sides to a dispute reconsider their options before taking further action
2. (Law) a statutory period, often 14 days, that begins when a sale contract or life-assurance policy is received by a member of the public, during which the contract or policy can be cancelled without loss
Translations

cooling-off period

[ˌkuːlɪŋˈɒfˌpɪərɪəd] N (Ind) → plazo m de negociación (Comm) → plazo m de prueba

cooling-off period

n
(gesetzlich festgelegter) Zeitraum für Schlichtungsverhandlungen (bei Arbeitskämpfen)
(in relationship etc) → Zeit fzur Abkühlung

cooling-off period

[ˌkuːlɪŋˈɒfˌpɪərɪəd] n (Industry) → periodo di tregua sindacale
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In addition to cooling-off periods, open meetings, disclosures and lobbyist registration requirements all help prevent the appearance of impropriety and remove ambiguities that tend to obscure the lobbying process.
Laws requiring a cooling-off period also may help fight against some of the negative viewpoints.
Vanguard employed similar cooling-off periods for its High-Yield Corporate Fund in 2003 and its Health Care Fund in 1999.
Closing the fund for a cooling-off period serves two purposes.
The lack of regulation of long-term holiday products, re-sale and exchange schemes meant that they [consumers] are not covered by rules on cooling-off periods, deposits and consumer information," the Commission said.
And MEPs have responded with a massive 674 to 16 vote endorsing plans to tightencontract termsand cooling-off periods for people considering "timeshare-like products".
Two specific employment scenarios (audit manager becomes the client's controller versus engagement partner becomes the client's chief accounting officer) were posited under three different cooling-off periods (none, one year, two years).
Even serial killers have cooling-off periods, but evidently not politicians.
based Children's Rights Council, says cooling-off periods and parenting plans serve as ``breaking mechanisms'' in the war between parents.