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1 defer

(dĕ-fer′) [Fr. différer, to differ, fr L. diferre, carry in different directions, differ]
To delay or postpone a decision or action.

2 defer

(dĕ-fer′) [Fr. déférer, fr L. deferre, to carry down, report, accuse]
To yield respectfully to the opinions or desires of others.
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Finally, the company will redeem on 30 June 2012 the floating-rate junior subordinated deferrable interest debentures issued on 22 July 2004 by GB&T Bancshares Inc.
Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE: LUK) said on Tuesday that it intends to call for redemption on 15 March 2012 all of the aggregate principal amount outstanding of its 7-1/8% senior notes due 2017 and all of the aggregate principal amount outstanding of its 8.65% junior subordinated deferrable interest debentures due 2027.
* Gain from an otherwise tax-free exchange within the 10-year period when the property surrendered would have produced U.S.-source gain and the property received would have produced foreign-source gain, such gain is deferrable if the taxpayer enters into a gain recognition agreement with the IRS.
The equality-like instruments, to be issued by subsidiary Hutchison Whampoa International (10) Ltd, are subordinated in nature and optionally deferrable, which accounts for the two-step difference between the issue rating and the A- long-term credit rating of the guarantor, which denotes strong capacity to service its financial obligations, the agency explained.
No notching for non-performance is applied because coupons are not deferrable and the write-down trigger is close to the point of non-viability.
The equity credit reflects the structural equity-like characteristics of the instruments including subordination, maturity in excess of five years and deferrable interest coupon payments.
18 March 2010 A[cent sign]a'[not sign]a[euro]oe Moody's has given a Ba2 rating to Japanese firm DIC Corp's (TYO:4631) JPY20bn (USD221.8m/EUR162.1m) first series of unsecured interest deferrable and early redeemable subordinated bonds.
The hybrids include perpetual, deferrable junior subordinated debt as per S&P classification.
All collateral quality tests are in compliance and all concentration limitation tests, except the limitation for deferrable securities, are passing.
28, 2018, capital markets funding (collateral trust bonds, non-member commercial paper and medium-term notes; and subordinated deferrable debt) represented 51.1% of total funding, compared to roughly 80% in FY04.
Interest payments on the class M notes rank junior to default provisioning and are deferrable according to the terms and conditions of the notes.