preliminary negotiation

See: overture
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Furthermore, it will enhance the transparency and audit trail throughout the trade lifecycle, from the preliminary negotiation to the final confirmation by the counterparties and acceptance by Eurex Clearing.
Friday marked the third straight day of preliminary negotiation in the dispute between commercial actors and the advertising industry over residuals and Internet ads.
The preliminary negotiations were kept under wraps for months and first revealed in June 2014.
Lerner enlisted the help of Bank of America Merrill Lynch last year to help him offload the club and they are believed to be involved in the preliminary negotiations with the interested party.
Prince Edward Island its preliminary negotiations to purchase electricity from Quebec.
What we are feeling after the preliminary negotiations now is that the atmosphere has changed a lot and the Islamic Republic of Iran is welcomed extraordinarily and we are witnessing abundant contacts and negotiations by other countries and think that the process has positive effects on the situation of (our) foreign economic ties," Shafeyee told FNA on Tuesday.
I came away from our preliminary negotiations with serious questions about whether or not they're ready and willing to make some of the choices that have to be made," Kerry told the US House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee Tuesday.
But he acknowledged to US lawmakers: "I came away from our preliminary negotiations with serious questions about whether or not they're ready and willing to make some of the choices that have to be made.
the Syrian file, Tehran and Damascus are also trying to drown the preliminary negotiations in technical details, without this axis undertaking whichever political step to facilitate the organization of Geneva 2.
The report said that Joseph was part of the White House team that opened preliminary negotiations over Iran's nuclear program in Istanbul earlier this year and had been scheduled to rotate out of White House duty to a senior job in the Pentagon.
The board would like to inform the shareholders of the company and potential investors that the company is in preliminary negotiations with a party in connection with a potential joint venture transaction," Lenovo said in a statement to the Hong Kong stock exchange.
The goal of the visit are preliminary negotiations regarding implementation of project of the Belgrade-Thessaloniki navigation channel, which should connect via waterways Serbia, Macedonia and Greece with Central Europe, the Danube countries and the rest of the world.

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