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n. a company or person which/who underwrites an insurance policy, issue of corporate securities, business, or project. (See: underwrite)

See: guarantor, insurer, surety

UNDERWRITER, insurances. One who signs a policy of insurance, by which he becomes an insurer.
     2. By this act he places himself as to his responsibility, in the place of the insured. He may cause a re-insurance (q.v.) to be made for his benefit; and it is his duty to act with good faith, and, without quibbling, to pay all just demands against him for losses. Marsh. Ins. 45,

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before the Honorable Victor Marrero at the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, Courtroom 11B of the United States Courthouse, 500 Pearl Street, New York, NY 10007 to determine: (i) whether the proposed Underwriter Settlement should be approved as fair, reasonable, and adequate; and (ii) whether the Action should be dismissed with prejudice as against the Settling Underwriter Defendants, and the Releases specified and described in the Stipulation and Agreement of Settlement with Certain Underwriter Defendants dated November 25, 2014 (and in the Underwriter Notice) should be granted.
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