Vocabulaire juridique (anglais)

Conflict of interests : A conflict between a person's private interests and public obligations.

Copyright : A copyright is a legal device that gives the creator of a literary, artistic, musical,or other creative work the sole right to publish and sell that work. Copyright owners have the right to control the reproduction of their work, including the right to receive payment for thatreproduction. An author may grant or sell those rights to others, including publishers or recording companies

Declarant : the person making a statement, usually written and signed by that person, under"penalty of perjury" pursuant to the laws of the state in which the statement, called a declaration, is made.

Defendant/accused : The person defending or denying; the party against whom relief orrecovery is sought in an action or suit, or the accused in a criminal case.

To defraud : To make a misrepresentation of an existing material fact, knowing it to be false or making it recklessly withoutregard to whether it is true or false, intending for someone to rely on the misrepresentation and under circumstances in which such person does rely on it to his or her damage.

To dishonour : torefuse to pay the face amount of a check or the amount due on a promissory note.

To dispute : to have a conflict or controversy; a conflict of claims or rights; an assertion of a right, claim, ordemand on one side, met by contrary claims or allegations on the other.

Effective date : The date on which a new offering registered with the SEC may be sold by underwriters. There is usually a20-day cooling-off period between the filing of a registration and the effective date.

To endorse/back : to sign one's name to the back of a check, bill of exchange or other negotiable instrument withthe intention of making it cashable or transferable. 2) to pledge support to a program, proposal, or candidate.

Fair rent : the rent for a private tenancy, fixed and registered by a rent officer,...
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