drop-dead date


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drop-dead date

n
an absolute deadline that cannot be missed
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(formerly known as Mustang Resources Ltd.) written notice to extend the drop-dead date of the MRAA from August 31, 2019 to September 30, 2019.
The Treasury is expected to run out of borrowing authority in October, and this 3-month bill matures on October 17, though Treasury Secretary Mnuchin has suggested the drop-dead date could be September.
Despite the buzz on some internet forums, the FAA says it will not extend the equipage deadline and the drop-dead date is still Jan.
Once, twice, three times a failure: April 12 is the drop-dead date for finding a way forward or begin breaking with dozen crucial economic and political partners without any sense of how to work together on trade, travel, immigration, the status of British subjects in EU countries and Europeans in the UK, security, budgetary matters and more.
The owner "entity" may be a single-asset, single-purpose entity that will disappear into the ether after completion, so you may want to consider having an individual or entity with real assets guarantee the obligations.<br />Attention also needs to be made to completed operations coverage and, for claims-made policies, that tail coverage is required for the whole time period allowed by the jurisdictions statute of repose (the drop-dead date to file litigation).
Delaying the rule, Bentsen argued, "is imperative to avoid further client confusion and market disruption, as firms approach the drop-dead date to notify tens of millions of customers of service changes to their accounts because of the rule, ultimately making retirement savings more difficult for many investors." But Barbara Roper, director of investor protection for the Consumer Federation of America, said Labor's proposal "provides compelling evidence in favor of moving forward without delay.
Coutts said there's no looming "drop-dead date" to make any major decision, but they'll continue to push the provincial and federal Liberal governments to provide details on how infrastructure development in the Far North will proceed, rather than rely on a "stale" promise from Queen's Park of providing $1 billion, should Ottawa provide matching funds.
Mr Kelly said yesterday was never a "drop-dead date" and the [euro]100 conservation grant will still be available if customers register by a specific day in the summer.
The "drop-dead date" for signing the deal was February, he estimated, adding that this could be why the Afghan government was resisting pressure.