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cease

verb abate, abrogate, abstain from, adjourn, annul, arrest, be all over, be at an end, be silent, become void, bring to an end, cancel, cause to halt, check, close, come to a close, come to a standstill, come to an end, consummate, culminate, desist, discontinue, draw to a close, drop, end, expire, extinguish, finish, forbear, get through, give over, halt, hold off, interrupt, lapse, leave off, make an end of, pause, put a stop to, put an end to, quell, quit, refrain, relinquish, run its course, stanch, stay, stem, stop, stop work, surcease, suspend, terminate, vacate, withdraw
Associated concepts: cease and desist order, cease doing busiiess, cease from occupying, cease to act, cease to do business
Foreign phrases: Cessante causa, cessat effectus.When the cause ceases, the effect ceases. Cessante ratione legis, cessat et ipsa lex. The reason of the law ceasing, the law itself also ceases.
See also: abandon, abate, close, cloture, complete, conclude, desist, discontinue, dissipate, dissolve, expire, finish, forbear, forgo, halt, interrupt, leave, palliate, pause, perish, quit, refrain, relinquish, renounce, rest, shut, stop, succumb, suspend, terminate, vacate, waive, withdraw
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368(a)(1)(A) purposes, a statutory merger or consolidation is a transaction effected pursuant to the statute, and all of the assets (other than those distributed in the transaction) and liabilities of each member of one or more combining units (each a transferor unit) become the assets and liabilities of one or more members of one other combining unit (the transferee unit), and the combining entity of each transferor unit ceases its separate legal existence for all purposes.
Example 1: Pursuant to Country Q's merger statutes, Corporation Z and Corporation Y, each incorporated under the laws of Q, combine in a transaction in which all of Z's assets become assets of Y, and, in the transaction, Z ceases its separate legal existence.
The letter must be sent to the former client and the SEC by the end of the fifth business day following the member firm's determination the client-auditor relationship has ceased or will cease on completion of the current year's engagement.
Pursuant to such law and at the effective time of the transaction, all of X's assets and liabilities (but not Y's assets and liabilities, other than those of X) become Z's assets and liabilities, and X's separate legal existence ceases for all purposes.
Although X's legal existence ceases to exist, it does not qualify as a combining member.
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In one example, a merger of a target corporation into a disregarded entity of another corporation, in which the target shareholders and the disregarded entity receive each other's stock and the disregarded entity ceases, thereby existing as "disregarded," does not qualify.
Additionally, if the predecessor ceases to pay wages, a final Form 941 must be filed and Forms W-2 must be issued on an expedited basis.
The X-Y consolidated group ceases to exist on the acquisition date as a result of the merger and Y's results for the postacquisition portion of 1992 are included in the consolidated return filed by the V-W group for 1992.(26)
The recapture rules also do not apply if either spouse dies or the payee spouse remarries, thus causing the alimony payments to cease before the close of the third calendar year.