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parent company

n.
A company that controls or owns another company or companies.

parent company

n
(Commerce) a company that owns more than half the shares of another company
Translations

parent company

nMuttergesellschaft f

parent company

nsocietà f inv madre inv
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A recent Florida court case involving a nursing home and its out-of-state parent company could have important ramifications for the litigation-weary long-term care industry, reports the Mager Law Group, which represented the defense in the case.
For example, using the same schematic, if the auditor of Company A is not the auditor for Company B, the Parent Company or the consolidated entity, it might be possible for the auditor of Company A to conclude that provision of prohibited services to the Parent Company would not impair his/her independence related to Company A.
Managers at the parent company can oversee the subsidiaries with minimal management staff, as compared to each subsidiary having its own management staff.
Lee Reicher, CPA, attorney and managing partner of the Los Angeles law firm Reish Luftman McDaniel & Reicher, says that liabilities and creditor claims of a subsidiary are "trapped" in that subsidiary and can't be passed on to the parent company.
This category also includes claims (38) on, or guaranteed by, a qualifying securities firm incorporated in the United States or other member of the OECD-based group of countries (39) provided that: the qualifying securities firm has a long-term issuer credit rating, or a rating on at least one issue of long-term debt, in one of the three highest investment grade rating categories from a nationally recognized statistical rating organization; or the claim is guaranteed by the firm's parent company and the parent company has such a rating.
I am particularly pleased that this agreement requires Edison's parent company to foot part of the bill.
Mission Bufete Constructors was on a building tear in Texas--until its Mexican parent company ran into trouble with its creditors.
In that case, the parent company may be able to timely reverse its LLC formation and qualify for the exemption.
To add insult to injury, different courts applied different standards of liability, thus making it difficult for a parent company to take actions to insulate itself from liability.