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lie

noun calumny, deceit, deception, distortion, false statement, falsehood, falsification, falsity, fiction, fraud, intentional distortion, intentional exaggeration, intentional misstatement, intentional untruth, invention, mendacity, mendacium, misrepresentation, misstatement, perversion, prevarication, untruth
Associated concepts: defamation, libel, perjury, polygraph test, slander

lie

(Be sustainable), verb be allowable, be appropriate, be available, be established, be evident, be fitting, be perrissible, be permitted, be possible, be proper, be suitable, be suited, be supportable, be warranted, exist, extend, stand

lie

(Falsify), verb be dishonest, be untruthful, bear false witness, belie, commit perjury, concoct, counterfeit, delude, deviate from the truth, dissimulate, fable, fabricate, falsify, fib, fool, forswear, invent, misguide, misinform, mislead, misrepresent, misstate, palter, perjure oneself, pervert, pretend, prevaricate, repreeent falsely, swear falsely, tell a falsehood, tell an untruth
Associated concepts: false testimony, lie detector, perjury
See also: bear false witness, canard, deceive, deception, equivocate, evade, fabricate, fake, false pretense, falsehood, falsify, fiction, figment, hoax, invent, misguide, mislead, misrepresent, misrepresentation, misstate, misstatement, palter, perjure, posture, pretend, pretense, pretext, prevaricate, rest, story, subterfuge

TO LIE. That which is proper, is fit; as, an action on the case lies for an injury committed without force; corporeal hereditaments lie in livery, that is, they pass by livery; incorporeal hereditaments lie in grant, that is, pass by the force of the grant, and without any livery. Vide Lying in grant.

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His is to be in court this week to fight his dismissal by the government claiming that the prime minister did not follow the procedures of the board of LIA, which is supposed to enjoy political independence.
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While Bouhadi and the LIA face Breish on one front, they also engaged in two multibillion lawsuits against two of the world's biggest banks, Goldman Sachs and Societe Generale, over allegations of claims of billions of mismanaged investments by the foreign banks.
The legal papers submitted by the LIA note the huge imbalance between Goldman's sophisticated financial expertise and the LIA's extremely limited in-house financial and legal experience; the LIA being a newly formed sovereign wealth fund that became operational during the last years of Gaddafi-era Libya.
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A cable revealed that the head of Libya's Investment Authority, Mohamed Layas, had told Gene Cretz, the US ambassador in Tripoli, in a January 2010 meeting that the LIA had been approached separately by both Madoff and Stanford about potential investments in the past.
LIA, which is roughly the same size as Qatar's sovereign wealth fund, publishes little information -- its website is still under construction -- but a rare annual report in 2009 shows how liquid the fund is.