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forestalling

the now obsolete crime of buying from merchants on the way to market to sell at a better price at the market. English statutory offences were abolished in 1772, but common law equivalents were occasionally revived. The practice was outlawed in Scotland by Acts of 1535,1540 and 1592. Sometimes also known as engrossing, which technically refers to the buying of dead victuals for hoarding or profiteering. An ancient crime in English law. See REGRATING.
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Block (1977; 1978; 1998; 2001; 2003; 2004; 2005a; 2005b; 2008; 2010a; 2010b; 2011; 2016) proposed a solution to the forestalling problem that points out that the impermissibility of forestalling stems from the logic of the homestead principle.
Kinsella (2007) writes, "As best I can understand it, Block's 'forestalling' conclusion seems to be incorrect.
And if it does, it can direct the external auditor to scrutinize the problem, thereby forestalling a faulty audit.
If enacted, the rules would also include "forestalling" measures designed to operate from April 22 and prevent high-earning employees from accelerating salary or bonus waivers in exchange for additional employer contributions in 2009/10 and 2010/11.
Mr Shaw said: "It is therefore recommended that any employer considering a salary waiver pension scheme should be wary of including employees or directors who will fall into the high-earner category and therefore may be caught by the forestalling provisions, as they could potentially be in a worse position.
The department store earlier received strong financial support from the 230 billion yen assistance package devised by its creditor banks intent on forestalling the collapse of their large borrower.
Two drugs prescribed for high blood pressure show signs of forestalling kidney damage in people with type 2, or adult-onset, diabetes, according to three new studies.
Strong feelings still swirl around many of these artworks, forestalling hobbyists of "appropriation" and "objecthood." Dine's objects are pedigreed only by his having laid his hands on them in the course of the day, and they have his DNA on them still.
In response to the notice, the tenant moved before the Supreme Court for the State and County of New York seeking a preliminary injunction staying the running of the notice and thereby forestalling the tenant's time to cure the rent default.