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Topic: Controlling interest

  The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
The transfer of a controlling interest in an entity owning a leasehold is considered a taxable event irrespective of the remaining term of the lease, a factor usually applied in applying the RETT to leasehold grants.
The transfer of a controlling interest in a contract vendee or in the holder of a foreclosure bid are considered taxable, as is the gift transfer of a controlling interest to the extent of outstanding mortgage indebtedness apportioned to the interest being transferred.
Interests that are not exempt will be subject to tax even if they represent less than 50% of the capital, profits or other beneficial interests in the entity owning the interest in real property if the total of the interests being transferred, without consideration of the no change exemption, is 50% or more.
www.abcny.org /RealEstate/Articles/Transfer.htm   (1277 words)

 Revising GAAP for consolidations: join the debate. (generally accepted accounting principles)
Although controlling financial interest is not defined, the implication in paragraph 1 is that the primary consolidation criterion is control.
Control, as the term is used in the DM, is the power of one entity to direct or cause the direction of the management and operating and financing policies of another entity.
Non-controlling interest is not part of consolidated stockholders' equity because the non-controlling investors in a subsidiary do not have an ownership interest in the subsidiary's parent.
www.nysscpa.org /cpajournal/old/12826669.htm   (4031 words)

 Controlling interest - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In theory this normally means that controlling interest would be 50% of the voting shares plus one.
In practice, though, controlling interest can be far less than that, as it is rare that 100% of a company's voting shareholders actively vote.
Ford Motor Company's ownership of 33.4% of Mazda is an example of a controlling interest with minority shareholding.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Controlling_interest   (206 words)

 Controlling Interest: Are Ceilings On Interest Rates a Good Idea? - Consumer Information, Federal Reserve Bank of ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
While advocates of usury ceilings claim that such controls protect consumers from abusive lending practices and enable them to obtain loans at reasonable rates, their critics argue that they work to consumers' disadvantage by restricting credit flows and distorting financial markets.
But, establishing a lower-than-market interest rate by means of a usury ceiling will also bring about a decrease in the quantity of credit supplied.
While these lending practices and their undesirable consequences may exist in the absence of interest rate ceilings, several studies on the effects of usury ceilings have established that loan terms do become less favorable to borrowers when usury ceilings become more restrictive.
www.chicagofed.org /consumer_information/controlling_interest.cfm   (3539 words)

 Part II Minority Interest
Having arrived at the value of a 100% controlling interest, (sometimes referred to as base or “enterprise” value), the value of a fractional interest is examined, which may or may not possess control.
Residual interest holder rights may be disposed of by use of a buy-sell agreement with a fair market value purchase price and/or a beneficiary designation contained in the originally agreement.
As the combined fractional interests held are different than a 100% direct ownership of an underlying asset, some consideration must be given that the aggregate pro rata shares held are not equal to the value of the net underlying asset.
www.allisonappraisals.com /minority_interest_2.htm   (6201 words)

P.A. 03-1 added provisions re the degree of property interest subject to tax and re transactions and persons subject to tax, effective August 1, 2003, for sales or transfers of a controlling interest occurring on or after that date.
Such amount shall bear interest at the rate of one per cent per month or fraction thereof from the date when the original tax was due and payable.
When it appears that any part of the deficiency for which a deficiency assessment is made is due to fraud or intent to evade the provisions of this chapter or regulations promulgated thereunder, there shall be imposed a penalty equal to twenty-five per cent of the amount of such deficiency assessment.
www.cga.ct.gov /2005/pub/Chap228b.htm   (3072 words)

 Linowes and Blocher LLP
The Controlling Interest Bill, which is substantially similar to several proposals introduced in the House in prior years (none of which passed the Senate), is intended to close the perceived loophole.
The Controlling Interest Bill imposes transfer and recordation taxes on the transfer of a “controlling interest” in a “real property entity” as if the real property owned by that entity were itself transferred.
The Controlling Interest Bill exempts certain transfers from the transfer and recordation tax, including multiple transfers of a controlling interest if the entire transfer is completed over a period of more than 12 months or the entire transfer is not made in accordance with a plan of transfer, and certain transfers among affiliated entities.
www.linowes-law.com /documents/transtax.cfm   (936 words)

 A Controlling Interest
Control isn't a path to victory in and of itself.
But if you're struggling with playing a sound control deck in multiplayer (and I suspect this is more true than most of us would like to admit), then perhaps you're open to some advice.
In a mono-fl deck that controls creatures really well but falls to artifacts and enchantments, you may want to consider heavier use of discard.
www.wizards.com /default.asp?x=mtgcom/daily/aa169   (1970 words)

 181, City and County of Honolulu
Whether he owns a controlling interest is a question of fact for the Commis­sion to decide under the circumstances of each case.
Because the employee had such financial interests, the second question is whether the City may contract with an employee through a corporation in which the employee has a substan­tial interest.
"Controlling interest" means an interest which is sufficient in fact to control, whether the interest be greater or less than fifty percent.
www.co.honolulu.hi.us /ethics/opinions/181.htm   (1780 words)

 controlling interest - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Miami Heat, professional basketball team, one of five teams in the Southeast Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Basketball...
Interest Rates: group responsible for controlling interest rates in the U.S. Central banks can be either privately owned or owned by the government.
Taste : nerves controlling : cranial nerves: Cranial Nerves
encarta.msn.com /controlling+interest.html   (171 words)

 DRS: Ruling 98-3, Controlling Interest Transfer Tax
A transferor (or a group of transferors acting in concert) must transfer a controlling interest in an entity...
The controlling interest must be transferred to a transferee (or a group of transferees acting in concert).
The merger of a first-tier wholly-owned subsidiary of a parent corporation into another first-tier wholly-owned subsidiary of the same parent corporation is not a sale or transfer subject to the controlling interest transfer tax.
www.ct.gov /drs/cwp/view.asp?a=1513&q=268394   (346 words)

 ESPN Classic - Schott sold controlling interest of Reds in '99
Once she got control of the front office, she became one of the most prominent figures in the history of baseball's first professional team.
With the team's limited owners ready to vote her out as the controlling partner, she sold all but one of her shares to Lindner in 1999 for $67 million.
Jack McKeon, who was the Reds manager when she sold control of the team, recalled how Schott would give him envelopes with hair from her dog, Schottzie, for good luck when the team was struggling.
espn.go.com /classic/obit/s/2004/0302/1749114.html   (1151 words)

 Section 120
B)        the lessee interest in a ground lease (including any interest of the lessee in the related improvements) that provides for a term of 30 or more years when all options to renew or extend are included, whether or not any portion of the term has expired;
D)        any other type of interest with the right to use or occupy real property, or the right to receive income from real property such as air rights, air space rights, cooperative housing rights, condominium rights, development rights, easements, mining rights, royalty interests, timber rights, and timeshare rights.
1)         A controlling interest transfer that is accomplished by a transferring document other than a deed or trust document does not qualify for any of the exemptions under 35 ILCS 200/31-45.
www.ilga.gov /commission/jcar/admincode/086/086001200000200R.html   (1169 words)

 Will the Bank of Israel save the Dankner family? - Haaretz - Israel News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The future structure of the controlling interest in Bank Hapoalim is still not clear: The Bank of Israel has yet to decide whether it will approve Shari Arison's purchase of her foreign partner's share of the controlling interest.
According to the voting agreements between the partners in the controlling interest in Hapoalim, significant decisions require a 75 percent majority of the controlling shareholders.
Arison will increase her share in the controlling interest from 57.5 percent to 85 percent if the deal goes through, and then Arison will be able to pass any decision she chooses without the need for the Dankners' agreement.
www.haaretz.com /hasen/spages/766894.html   (1005 words)

 Controlling Interest
In a recent survey by Honeywell Home and Building Control (Golden Valley, MN), only eight percent of homeowners said that they have a centralized system that controls multiple home devices, yet more than half reported that they would find such a system useful.
Clients can also control all of these functions from outside their homes via a touchtone phone.
The option for Web-based control is one way that Honeywell hopes to ensure that the Home Controller is useful and upgradable into the future.
www.intellahome.com /press/cepro.html   (1332 words)

 Everwood: Controlling Interest - TV.com
This episode was formally known as Control Issues.
It stated that only fls whose relatives had voted in 1867 could vote, however fls were not allowed to vote in 1867.
A reference to the japanese animation style, anime, to which Ephram has shown continuous interest in throughout the series.
www.tv.com /everwood/controlling-interest/episode/284509/summary.html   (497 words)

 News Corp acquires controlling interest in Jamba - MobileTracker
The biggest mobile content news out of the show so far is that News Corp has acquired a controlling in Jamba.
The controversial company goes by the name Jamster in the US and is most well known for its Crazy Frog ring tone.
Jamba has been sued by consumers for alleged unfair advertising practices, such as advertising a "free ringtone" and then signing up the customer for a monthly fee based subscription.
www.mobiletracker.net /archives/2006/09/12/news-corp-jamba   (202 words)

 Controlling Interest in Catamount Energy to be Sold
Controlling Interest in Catamount Energy to be Sold
When this occurs, Diamond Castle will receive a 51 percent voting interest in Catamount, Catamount's board will be comprised of three Diamond Castle appointees, three CRC appointees and Catamount CEO James Moore.
CRC and Diamond Castle will each have consent rights over certain Catamount activities, and CRC and Diamond Castle will each be subject to certain transfer restrictions with respect to their shareholdings in Catamount.
renewableenergyaccess.com /rea/news/story?id=38371   (661 words)

 Wiley::Measuring and Controlling Interest Rate and Credit Risk, 2nd Edition
Measuring and Controlling Interest Rate and Credit Risk provides keys to using derivatives to control interest rate risk and credit risk, and controlling interest rate risk in a mortgage-backed securities derivative portfolio.
Measuring and Controlling Interest Rate and Credit Risk is a systematic evaluation of how to measure and control the interest rate risk and credit risk of a bond portfolio or trading position, defining key points in the process of risk management as related to financial situations.
The text includes calculated examples and readers will learn how to measure and control the interest rate risk and credit risk of a bond portfolio or trading position.
www.wiley.com /WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0471268062.html   (471 words)

 Controlling Interest - Kommersant Moscow
It is very difficult for a Russian banker to imagine that he, like bankers in the West, could control a bank by owning 10% of its shares and thus by being its main shareholder.
It is sufficient to remember some of the more famous incidents involving the distribution of shares in Russian banks to understand that our bankers immediately try to sell a controlling interest.
After all, however, it is precisely a large number of minority shareholders that can significantly increase a bank’s transparency, a serious plus in the eyes of foreign investors that can push up the price of the bank’s shares.
www.kommersant.com /page.asp?id=702107   (2000 words)

 Gamasutra - Electronic Arts Gains Controlling Interest in DICE
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The offer was initially submitted on November 14, 2004, and recently expired with a successful outcome, despite previous reported problems which made some doubt whether EA could reach 50% ownership.
Though EA now owns a controlling stake in DICE, it has reserved the right to purchase additional shares in the company should it so desire.
www.gamasutra.com /php-bin/news_index.php?story=4860   (442 words)

 Banker Middle East - Your Indispensable Guide to the Regional Banking Industry
The new rule allows foreign banks to have a wholly owned branch or a controlling stake in a Thai bank with a full-service branch network, but not both.
It has been reported that Khoo's children are less loyal to the bank than their father, and may be interested in selling his stake.
So far, Citibank has expressed interest in taking an equity stake in China Construction Bank as part of the Chinese bank's IPO expected to take place early next year.
www.bankerme.com /bme/2004/mar/world_news_inbrief.asp   (1748 words)

 Porsche controlling Volkswagen? - Gear6
What may be the quintessential sports car maker, Porsche, announced plans to seek a controlling interest in the Wolfsburg-based automotive giant Volkswagen group last month, submitting a proposal to German anti-trust authorities to gain clearance to purchase the remaining stock required.
As a major parts supplier to the worlds last large-volume independent sports car builder, Volkswagen is obviously incredibly important to Stuttgart, and as such Porsche is not inclined to see Volkswagen fall into the proverbial wrong hands, hence the interest in purchasing the requisite 25.1 percent of Volkswagen stock to give it control.
Now, with the approval of the takeover plan being granted late last week, the sports car company is legally allowed to purchase the remaining 3.5 percent needed to gain a controlling interest, effectively putting all fears of a hostile takeover to rest.
www.gear6.net /2006/07/porsche_control.html   (632 words)

 Norilsk Nickel Shares Leading at RTS - Pravda.Ru
The shares of Stillwater Mining Co., the USA's only palladium producer, which has controlling interest, is soon to be bought by the Russian company Norilsk Nickel, dropped by 5.1% Thursday.
The purchase of the controlling interest of Stillwater Mining Co. is an important step towards the stabilization of the world's palladium market, Norilck Nickel Director General Mikhail Prokhorov said at a press-conference Thursday in Moscow.
According to Mikhail Prokhorov, the purchase of the controlling interest of the American company will allow Norilsk Nickel to considerably reduce its palladium accumulated since the middle of 2001, when the Russian company refused to sell the metal on the market because of the negative price conjuncture.
english.pravda.ru /economics/2002/11/22/39836.html   (608 words)

 Alcan to Sell its Controlling Interest in Aluminium de Gr?ce : ArriveNet Press Releases : Business   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The acquisition of this 53% interest is not expected to trigger a mandatory tender offer by Mytilineos Holdings for the outstanding shares of ADG under relevant securities regulations.
The balance of Alcan's interest in ADG, some 7.2%, may be sold by Alcan to Mytilineos Holdings one year after closing pursuant to a three-month put option.
Silver Wheaton to Acquire 14% Interest in Sabina Silver and Right of First Refusal Over Silver Strea...
press.arrivenet.com /business/article.php/548980.html   (590 words)

 California Newsreel - CONTROLLING INTEREST
This is the film that helped kick-off the anti-globalization movement.
Upon its release, Controlling Interest quickly became a standard "audio-visual text" for those concerned about the growing impact of multinational corporations on global affairs.
Controlling Interest brings the crucial issues of who's in control alive, not only in the world's Brazils, South Africas and Singapores, but right here at home."
www.newsreel.org /nav/title.asp?tc=CN0023   (333 words)

 MediaRights: Film: Controlling Interest
Controlling Interest became a standard "audio-visual text" for those concerned about the growing impact of multinational corporations on global affairs.
The film examines how the ever-increasing concentration and velocity of capital affect employment in the U.S., shape patterns of development in the Third World, and influence our nation's foreign policy.
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www.mediarights.org /film/controlling_interest   (131 words)

 Petsmart to buy controlling interest in e-commerce affiliate
PET-SUPPLY RETAILER PETSMART on Wednesday announced plans to acquire a controlling interest in its unprofitable Petsmart.com e-commerce affiliate, which until now has been operated under a joint venture set up last year with a small online pet-supply company.
Petsmart said it doesn't anticipate having to provide the e-commerce unit with additional funding beyond the new $20 million investment, which is scheduled to be made in two equal installments -- one when the final deal is signed, the other during the first half of next year.
The purchase of the controlling interest in Petsmart.com is due to be completed this month, and Petsmart said more details will be disclosed when the retailer reports its third-quarter results on Nov. 28.
www.infoworld.com /infoworld/articles/hn/xml/00/11/16/001116hnpets.html   (1007 words)

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