course of business

See: custom
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Oh, we should have that in the ordinary course of business.
The other is that it has been engineered by Moriarty in the ordinary course of business.
Unsaleable in the ordinary course of business on account of its noble proportions, it had been ceded to the Professor for a few pence by a marine dealer in the east of London.
Now, if anything were to happen to me in the ordinary course of business, by the time my debts are paid there would be nothing left to support my son Harry whilst he was getting in the way of earning a living, whereas now he will be set up for five years.
Newman had once spent a morning, in the course of business, at Mr.
Ralph would have walked into any poverty-stricken debtor's house, and pointed him out to a bailiff, though in attendance upon a young child's death-bed, without the smallest concern, because it would have been a matter quite in the ordinary course of business, and the man would have been an offender against his only code of morality.
Hong Kong Customs has successfully prosecuted a private education centre for wrongly accepting payment in the course of business under the Trade Descriptions Ordinance (TDO).
While trade creditors have become increasingly savvy about asserting the ordinary course of business preference defense, they are often humbled by the reality that an aggressive and unreasonable plaintiff may threaten to go "all the way" to trial.
5 billion transaction at issue involved Apollo agreeing to purchase Cooper for US$35 per share, Subsequent to the merger announcement, labor unions at Cooper's Chinese joint venture went on strike, effectively preventing the joint venture from functioning at full capacity in the ordinary course of business.
In some states, payments made in the ordinary course of business are protected from recovery as preferences.
At a minimum, streamline the documentation required for recurring transactions in the ordinary course of business.