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acquire

(Receive), verb accept, achieve, adipisci, adopt, be given, come into possession of, derive, gain, glean, obtain, reap, take in, win

acquire

(Secure), verb adquirere, annex, appropriate, assume, assume ownership, attain, exact, extort, extract, force from, gain, get, make one's own, obtain by any means, purchase, realize, steal, take, take possession, wrest from
Associated concepts: acquire a business, acquire by fraud, acquire by gift, acquire by inheritance, acquire by will, accuire for resale, acquire ownership
Foreign phrases: Incorporalia bello non adquiruntur.Things incorporeal are not acquired in war.
See also: accept, accrue, aggregate, appropriate, arise, attain, collect, condemn, derive, gain, garner, gather, hoard, impress, increase, incur, inherit, obtain, occupy, possess, procure, profit, purchase, realize, reap, receive, recover, seize, store, succeed, take

TO ACQUIRE, descents, contracts. To make property one's own.
    2. Title to property is acquired in two ways, by descent, (q.v.) and by purchase (q.v.). Acquisition by purchase, is either by, 1. Escheat. 2. Occupancy. 3. Prescription. 4. Forfeiture. 5. Alienation, which is either by deed or by matter of record. Things which cannot be sold, cannot be acquired.

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For the business activities in the foreign country in which the acquiring corporation is organized to be substantial, they must be substantial when compared to the total business activities of the entire EAG.
In view of these considerations, substituting the schedules of the acquiring organization for the old ones, or incorporating newly acquired records into a preexisting schedule is a perfectly appropriate practice.
Thus, the shareholders must own the requisite interest in both the acquiring corporation and either the distributing or controlled corporation (whichever is not acquired).
TSYS Acquiring Solutions is the preeminent supplier of acquiring solutions, related systems and integrated support services to the acquiring industry and its customers.
168(i)-6T(c)(2) specifies that the previous owners' treatment of the acquired replacement property has no effect in determining the depreciation treatment of the MACRS property in the acquiring taxpayer's bands.
However, if the plan is not terminated until after the merger or acquisition, the acquiring firm will be considered the sponsor at the time of termination, making it impossible to rely on severance from service as a triggering event to justify distribution.
In July, Equity Residential Properties Trust, a Chicago-based real estate investment trust, announced it would be acquiring Lexford Residential Trust in a $740 million transaction, including the assumption of about $530 million of debt.
As explained in the preamble, the cases are read as holding that if T transfers its assets to an acquiring corporation (P) in exchange for stock of the corporation controlling P (as in Groman), or if P acquires the T assets but pursuant to the plan of reorganization transfers them to a controlled subsidiary (as in Bashford), the continuity-of-interest doctrine is not satisfied.
Instead, continuity is measured based on the percentage of consideration received that constitutes a continuing equity ownership interest in the acquiring company when the reorganization is completed.
TSYS Acquiring Solutions provides us with a broad set of solutions, systems reliability and service excellence that will help us expand our offerings and operate on a larger scale.
Application of the purchase method requires' the identification of the acquiring entity.
38, Accounting for Preacquisition Contingencies of Purchased Enterprises, has been widely taken to mean an acquiring entity can take up to one year to reanalyze its acquisition costs.