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SPONSOR, civil law. He who intervenes for another voluntarily and without being requested. The engagement which he enters into is only accessory to the principal. Vide Dig. 17, 1, 18; Nov. 4, ch. 1 Code de Com. art. 158, 159; Code Nap. 1236 Wolff, Inst. Sec. 1556.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Though athletics has been doing well year in and year out, sponsors have shown no or little interest in the code.
Numerica Credit Union has been a Corporate Event Sponsor since 2012.
Once the decision is made by the sponsor to involve a strategic resourcing partner, there are best practices to follow that enable the successful navigation of vendor/partner relationships.
Sponsors: Intel Massachusetts, Mazaika Family Foundation, UMass Medical School.
And how does one find and develop a relationship that prove beneficial to a budding career (for tips on how to find a mentor or sponsor, visit www.blackenterprise.com).
If the IRS identifies a qualification failure on examination of a qualified plan, the Audit CAP is available if the plan sponsor corrects the failure, pays a sanction, satisfies any additional requirements and signs a closing agreement with the ILLS.
As a best practice, the adviser drafting these documents should perform a stringent review of the plan's terms with the sponsor.
With respect to TEI's 2004 Midyear Conference, 34 firms became sponsors of the Midyear Conference, 18 of which maintained exhibits during the conference.
Narducci, whose event also counts Showtime as a sponsor, says gay men and lesbians often return the sponsor's investment--in consumer appreciation and loyalty.
8 Gold Sponsors ($2,000 each): Sponsors one meeting, can bring guests to meetings, participates in a Chapter Committee, provides two hours of free CPE and is named sponsor of one of eight annual scholarships awarded to a local university's valedictorian student.
Once a sponsor is identified, and the two companies agree to combine in a sponsored demutualization, the next step is for them to develop a mutually agreeable plan that describes in detail the nature of the combined organization.
The 1993 proposed regulations distinguished advertising, which is an unrelated trade or business activity, from acknowledgments, which are merely recognitions of a sponsor's payment.