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legal proceeding

noun action, action at law, case, cause, controversy, instituted proceedings, judicial reeourse, lawsuit, legal process, legal recourse, litigation, matter, proceedings, suit
See also: action, controversy, lawsuit, proceeding, suit
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ACM frequently commenced legal proceedings (when it did not)
The Company expressly disclaims any obligation to update, in its public filings with the Commission, or via other forms of public dissemination, the status or progress of any informal or formal settlement discussions with respect to the Supervisory Goodwill legal proceedings, and no inference regarding the status of any such settlement proceedings should be drawn from the absence or frequency of any such updates.
Abdelkader and his girlfriend, whose name was not given, will go before a judge in Paris who will decide whether there are grounds for opening legal proceedings over possible links with Merah's attacks, the legal source said, although there is no official confirmation that this is the case.
The Co-op Group started its own legal proceedings against Haldanes in April "to recover possession of a number of stores" and has said it will vigorously contest Haldanes' legal action.
The statement read: "Following a meeting of the management committee of the INBA, on November 5, it has been decided that following legal advice, the INBA will initiate legal proceedings against Dundalk Stadium seeking damages for its members for breach of contract.
What you're witnessing here is a 2006 version of a love-in,'' said Michael Nash, presiding judge of the Los Angeles Juvenile Court, who oversaw the legal proceedings.
The last thing we both want to do is start legal proceedings.
They are also taking legal proceedings against the News of the World, which is already the subject of legal proceedings over the Rebecca Loos affair.
Irish premier Bertie Ahern told the parliament that Judge Curtin's lawyers had written to him, indicating they had been instructed to begin legal proceedings.
The accounting for the quasi reorganization reflects substantially what might be accomplished in a reorganization by legal proceedings.
Some of the factors that could cause our actual results to differ from our expectations or beliefs include, without limitation: the adverse effect from a decline in the securities markets; a decline in the performance of our products; a general downturn in the economy; changes in government policy or regulation; changes in our ability to attract or retain key employees; and unforeseen costs and other effects related to legal proceedings or investigations of governmental and self-regulatory organizations.
7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 1, 2011, AmBase Corporation (the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: ABCP) had announced that Judge Loren Smith ("Judge Smith") of the United States Court of Federal Claims ("Court of Claims" or the "Court") issued a damages opinion, dated August 31, 2011, in the Company's Supervisory Goodwill legal proceedings.