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partnership

A nonspecific term for a relationship which strives for balance, equality and mutual respect, and in which information, power and responsibility are shared by two or more actual or legal persons.

Medspeak-UK
An NHS management word used in the context of a Trust’s achievement of Practice Plus on the journey to becoming a Model Employer. Partnership is essential, both internally (in relationships developed with staff-side colleagues) and externally (when working across organisations (trusts)), or when collaborating across strategic health authority boundaries.

Medspeak-US
Accountable health partnership, see there.

partnership,

n 1. the association of two or more persons for the purpose of carrying on business (or practice) together and dividing its profits.
n 2. a legal, binding contract defining the association of two or more persons in a business or professional relationship such as a dental practice.
partnership, notice of dissolution of intelligence,
n by any of a variety of means, notice to creditors and the public that a partnership has been dissolved.
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First, for at least the last two decades, the most popular form of real estate ownership when multiple investors are involved has been that of an LLC or partnership for many reasons, including the ability to avoid double taxation and to limit one's exposure to personal liability.
Taken together, Notice 2005-43, which contains a proposed revenue procedure, and the proposed regulations aim to provide the same level of clarity for partnerships and LLCs already found in corporate tax law related to the issuance of equity to service providers.
Overwhelmingly, school-family-community partnerships are promoted as potential sources of the protective factors that foster educational resilience in children (Benard, 1995; Christenson & Sheridan, 2001; Epstein, 1995; Wang et al.
The partnership agreement provided that, upon termination, the partner ship was to sell its assets and distribute the cash; it also gave the managing partner significant authority.
However, systemic partnerships like Long Beach's are still relatively rare.
The June 2000 special issue of The Career Development Quarterly (Amundson & Niles, 2000) drew attention to the unique opportunities offered by collaborative partnerships to effectively promote the career development needs of highly diverse populations.
Reasons to form partnerships include the desire to beat the competition or to fend off a competitive threat.
University-school-community partnerships are examples of these relationships (Epstein, et al.
Of particular concern to Congress was the reappearance of so-called swap funds, which are partnerships or RICs that are structured to fall outside the definition of an investment company, thereby allowing contributors to make tax-free contributions of stock and securities in exchange for an interest in an entity that holds similar assets.
For many closely held companies, the LLC and LLP are attractive organizational alternatives to S corporations, general and limited partnerships and professional corporations.
There, they discussed the crucial role of public-private partnerships in helping to rebuild Lebanon for a better future through expanding the reach of education and workforce training, job creation and building technology infrastructure.

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