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Pre-emption right

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A pre-emption right, or right of pre-emption, is a contractual right to acquire certain property newly coming into existence before it can be offered to any other person or entity. [1]

24 relations: Call option, Companies Act 2006, Company, Constitutional documents, Drag-along right, First look deal, Follow-on offering, Great Britain, Nation, Option (finance), Phelps and Gorham Purchase, Preemption Act of 1841, Property, Right of first refusal, Rights, Rights issue, Share (finance), Shareholder, Statute, Stock, Stock dilution, Tag-along right, Treaty, United States.

Call option

A call option, often simply labeled a "call", is a financial contract between two parties, the buyer and the seller of this type of option.

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Companies Act 2006

The Companies Act 2006 (c 46) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which forms the primary source of UK company law.

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A company, abbreviated as co., is a legal entity made up of an association of people for carrying on a commercial or industrial enterprise.

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Constitutional documents

In relation to juristic persons, the constitutional documents (sometimes referred to as the charter documents) of the entity are the documents which define the existence of the entity and regulate the structure and control of the entity and its members.

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Drag-along right

Drag-along right (DAR) is a legal concept in corporate law.

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First look deal

A first-look deal is any contract containing a clause granting, usually for a fee or other consideration that covers a specified period of time, a pre-emption right, right of first refusal, or right of first offer (also called a right of first negotiation) to another party, who then is given the first opportunity to buy outright, co-own, invest in, license, etc., something that is newly coming into existence or on the market for the first time or after an absence, such as intellectual property (manuscript, musical composition, invention, artwork, business idea, etc.) or real property (real estate).

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Follow-on offering

A follow-on offering (often but incorrectly called a secondary offering) is an issuance of stock subsequent to the company's initial public offering.

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Great Britain

Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.

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A nation is a stable community of people, formed on the basis of a common language, territory, economic life, ethnicity or psychological make-up manifested in a common culture.

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Option (finance)

In finance, an option is a contract which gives the buyer (the owner or holder of the option) the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell an underlying asset or instrument at a specified strike price on a specified date, depending on the form of the option.

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Phelps and Gorham Purchase

The Phelps and Gorham Purchase was the purchase in 1788 of of land in what is now western New York State from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for $1,000,000 (£300,000), to be paid in three annual installments, and the pre-emptive right to the title on the land from the Six Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy for $5000 (£12,500).

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Preemption Act of 1841

The Preemption Act of 1841, also known as the Distributive Preemption Act (27 Cong., Ch. 16), was a federal law approved on September 4, 1841 during the early presidency of John Tyler.

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Property, in the abstract, is what belongs to or with something, whether as an attribute or as a component of said thing.

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Right of first refusal

Right of first refusal (ROFR or RFR) is a contractual right that gives its holder the option to enter a business transaction with the owner of something, according to specified terms, before the owner is entitled to enter into that transaction with a third party.

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Rights are legal, social, or ethical principles of freedom or entitlement; that is, rights are the fundamental normative rules about what is allowed of people or owed to people, according to some legal system, social convention, or ethical theory.

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Rights issue

A rights issue is a dividend of subscription rights to buy additional securities in a company made to the company's existing security holders.

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Share (finance)

In financial markets, a share is a unit used as mutual funds, limited partnerships, and real estate investment trusts.

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A shareholder or stockholder is an individual or institution (including a corporation) that legally owns one or more shares of stock in a public or private corporation.

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A statute is a formal written enactment of a legislative authority that governs a city, state, or country.

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The stock (also capital stock) of a corporation is constituted of the equity stock of its owners.

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Stock dilution

Stock dilution, also known as equity dilution, is the decrease in existing shareholders’ ownership of a company as a result of the company issuing new equity.

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Tag-along right

Tag-along right (TAR) is a legal concept in corporate law.

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A treaty is an agreement under international law entered into by actors in international law, namely sovereign states and international organizations.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pre-emption_right

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