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An individual, company, institution or organisation responsible for initiating and managing a clinical trial; it may or may not be the main funding body. A corporation or agency whose employees conduct a clinical trial is considered a sponsor; the employees are considered investigators.

sponsor

(spon′sŏr) [L. fr. spondere, to promise]
1. A mentor or supporter.
2. An individual or an organization providing the financial backing for a clinic, hospital, medical mission, professorship, or research study.
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The New York State Court of Appeals delivered some bad news to co-op apartment sponsors recently, when it ruled that sponsors have an obligation to the coop shareholders to sell vacant apartments within a reasonable period of time.
The issue is exacerbated for small- and mid-sized plan sponsors.
The tenants signed a lease with the sponsor of the building, PRS Development Associates, in February, 1992, five years after the conversion was effective, and began a series of disputes, particularly over rent increases requested in each new lease.
With APRSC (as with the previous self-correction and voluntary compliance programs), the plan sponsor must completely correct all violations for all years in which the defect existed.
That's because derivatives possess several important attractions for pension-fund sponsors.
CitiStreet has begun the rollout and development of a new generation of Web-based applications that will give plan sponsors and participants broader and easier access to information about their benefit plans, the company announced at a recent series of customer forums.
The most common forms involve separate account arrangements--in which the carrier rather than the plan sponsor owns the assets in an account legally segregated from the carrier's other assets and liabilities--and a wraparound that preserves the book value accounting.
FedNor once again came on board as a major sponsor of www.
The bottom line, though, is it's all about cash flow for the plan sponsor.
That might segue into a retainer situation, in which the consultant and the plan sponsor meet semi-annually or quarterly," says Pellish.
They now are required to list the DFE's name, sponsor and EIN, and the plan's number and value on Form 5500.
The sponsor of the survivor plan, however, currently has no choice but to track the protected benefits for the participants of all of the former plans, which can greatly complicate plan administration.