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vested

adj. referring to having an absolute right or title, when previously the holder of the right or title only had an expectation. Examples: after 20 years of employment Larry Loyal's pension rights are now vested. (See: vest, vested remainder)

vested

adjective bestowed, earned, empowered, established, owned, vouchsafed
Associated concepts: pension rights
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An advantage of lay ministers being vested is the uniformity of clothing.
Many companies using the modified prospective application method will have NQSOs that were granted and at least partially vested prior to adopting Statement no.
Short-term deferrals, where payment occurs within 2-1/2 months after the end of the year in which the amount becomes vested, are not covered, pending further guidance.
About 50 or 60 have been vested since that time, but within the next few months, sources say about 150 commercial properties in Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island that have defaulted on in rein agreements and owe more than $2,000 will be taken over by the city.
Also, vested benefits are not payable until a terminated employee has reached a pension plan's early retirement age, at the least.
Clearly, the cost of producing nine buildings far exceeds the cost of producing one foundation, yet under the Vesting Amendment the latter situation enjoys vested status while the former situation does not.
The FASB proposes annual note disclosure of the vested postretirement benefit obligation (VPBO).
Under the terms of the Amended Option Agreement, upon payment of the second and final $500,000 Option fee payment, the Company will be further vested with an additional 2.
Deferrals in account balance plans subject to FICA are (1) the current-year vested deferral and (2) deferrals from prior years and accumulated earnings that become vested.
Cash repurchases of vested awards for an amount equal to the estimated fair value of the award at the purchase date don't require you to adjust the previously recognized compensation cost.
Bronx and Manhattan will also be vested within the next month or so.
The participant was 40% vested in his employer's qualified profit-sharing plan when he voluntarily resigned in 1991.