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n a free and reasonable claim or right; fairness; impartiality. The money value of a property or of an interest in a property in excess of claims or liens against it; a risk interest or ownership right in property.


1. a justifiable share; one likely to be recognized as a fair share in an equity court.
2. total assets less total liabilities.

equity capital
the value of the capital involved in the enterprise. Includes assets less liabilities, expressed as a fixed sum.
percentage equity
absolute equity expressed as a proportion of the total worth of the enterprise.
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In the disputed ruling, a Court of Chancery judge last October refused to allow National Industries Group (NIG), a prominent Kuwaiti holding company, to pursue a Kuwaiti lawsuit alleging fraud and deceit against units of the Carlyle Group.
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entered a Final Order and Judgment in the Chancery Court action affording Calpine until January 22, 2006 to restore to the Bank of New York collateral account $311,782,955.
These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, including the results of any discovery, trials or appeals in connection with the Delaware Chancery Court or the Delaware federal court actions, that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.
These and other far-reaching and dangerous implications of the Chancery Court's new, unconditional supervisory duty make en banc reconsideration imperative," the motion states.
OB), today announced that in a hearing requested by Forte Capital Partners in the Delaware Chancery Court Vice Chancellor Leo E.
announced today that GSE, its directors, and a prospective buyer of GSE have executed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") that reflects an agreement in principle with the plaintiffs to settle three putative class action lawsuits filed in January 2004 in the Delaware Court of Chancery (Calhoun v.
a leading provider of legal, news and business information services and the service provider for the Delaware superior court and Court of Chancery.
QUALCOMM Incorporated , pioneer and world leader of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) digital wireless technology, today announced that the Delaware Court of Chancery has denied Texas Instruments Incorporated's motion to dismiss QUALCOMM's claim for termination of Texas Instruments' rights under the Patent Portfolio Agreement signed by the companies in December 2000.
The scheduled date is part of an agreed order in Delaware Chancery Court and is subject to Court approval.