Legal Definition and Related Resources of Settlement
Meaning of Settlement
An instrument by which property or the enjoyment of the same is limited to several persons in succession . As the term relates to the subject of compromise it often involves a payment , a release , a covenant not to sue , a promise to discontinue a pending suit or a receipt . See settle .
Financial Definition of Settlement
When payment is made for a trade.
Legal Definition of Settlement
Conclusion of a securities transaction when a customer pays a broker/dealer for securities purchased or delivers securities sold and receives from the broker the proceeds of a sale. (See: Regular way delivery, Cash sale)
Synonyms of Settlement
- arrangement of difficulties
- composure of differences
- composure of doubts
- determination by agreement
- final terms
- set of terms
- Associated Concepts: deed of settlement
- final settlement
- settlement of a case
- voluntary settlement
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Settlement in Historical Law
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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms
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Adjuster, Administration, Admiralty, Advancement, Arbitration, Arrangement, Colony, Composition, Compromise, Decision, Disposition, Escalator Clause, Fiscal Year, Hague Tribunal, Imparlance, Liquidation, Minute, Ruling, Settlor.
Synonyms and Definition Contents
- Legal Definition and Related Resources of Settlement
- Meaning of Settlement
- Financial Definition of Settlement
- Legal Definition of Settlement
- Synonyms of Settlement
- Related Entries of Settlement in the Encyclopedia of Law Project
- Settlement in Historical Law
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