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SYNDIC. A term used in the French law, which answers in one sense to our word assignee, when applied to the management of bankrupts' estates; it has also a more extensive meaning; in companies and communities, syndics are they who are chosen to conduct the affairs and attend to the concerns of the body corporate or community; and in that sense the word corresponds to director or manager. Rodman's Notes to Code. de Com. p. 351; Civ. Code of Louis. art. 429; Dict. de Jurisp. art. Syndic.

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The reorganization period starts after the confirmation of a reorganization plan by the syndic judge.
The syndic agreed to punish anyone who disregarded these prohibitions.
Et d'ajouter que le syndic judiciaire refuse encore de donner suite a leurs doleances et ce, malgre les rentrees d'argent [beaucoup moins que]regulieres[beaucoup plus grand que] que continue a recevoir la raffinerie.
Le syndic a aussi tenu une autre reunion, hier mardi, dans la matinee, avec les responsables des filiales de la Samir.
Meidel, the former Universal TV head and syndic sales vet, helped right the ship with an overhauled sked--drawing what he could from the News Corp.
Perry wanted creative control, while Debmar-Mercury wanted to reduce some of the risk in the traditional syndic model.
He helped modernize the firstrun syndic biz by harnessing satellite distribution to deliver "Entertainment Tonight" to affiliates on a timely basis, and he spear-headed the studio's 1987 revival of "Star Trek" in the form of "The Next Generation," a high-end syndic production.
As consolidation and corporate shakeups at the majors winnowed the ranks of senior syndic sales execs over the past few years, a number of them got in touch with their inner entrepreneur and launched their own indie distribution companies.
King was named head of CBS' domestic and international syndic units in January 2000 following the Eye's acquisition of King World Prods.
Except for the 24-year-old "Wheel of Fortune" and the 23-year-old "Jeopardy," syndic gameshows have languished in recent years, elbowed out by volumes of courtshows and talkshows that saturate the (mostly) daytime schedules of TV stations.
Then there's the fact that O'Donnell's deal with ABC, which ends in June, contains a first-look clause with syndic arm Buena Vista, which would have to pass on any project for it to land at Warner.
His ongoing battle with cancer has kept him off his long-running syndic series "Ebert & Roeper at the Movies" since July.