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  Equity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Equity is the name given to the portion of the legal system, in countries following the English common law tradition, that resolves disputes between persons by resorting to principles of conscience, fairness and justness.
Equity comes into play typically when none of the parties to the dispute has done anything against the law, but their rights or claims are in conflict.
Equity, as a body of rules, varied from Chancellor to Chancellor, until the end of the 16th century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Equity   (1945 words)

 Shareholders' Equity Encyclopedia Article @ TheBottomDollar.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Stockholder's equity is perhaps the most abstract concept to grasp in terms of the accounting equation when compared to its counterparts: assets and liabilities.
Stockholder's equity (which is figured each year for reporting purposes) is a calculation of retained earnings from the prior year + net income of the year at hand (revenues - expenses) - dividends paid during the year at hand.
Equity is the residual interest in the assets of the enterprise after deducting all its liabilities.
www.thebottomdollar.com /encyclopedia/Shareholders%27_equity   (501 words)

 Ownership equity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In finance and accounting, ownership equity, commonly known simply as equity, but also as risk capital or liable capital, is the difference in value between the assets and the claims on them (liabilities), which accrues to the owner(s).
In a bankruptcy court, creditors have the first claim on assets, and ownership equity is the last or residual claim against assets, paid only after all other creditors are paid.
Equity can be a source of assets, either through contributed capital (the contribution of capital resources, i.e., assets from the owners) or retained earnings (when the business increases assets through earning activities).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ownership_equity   (199 words)

 Equity Value Encyclopedia Article @ USGrant.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Equity value is a market-based measure of the value of a firm.
Equity value differs from market capitalization in that it incorporates all equity interests in a firm whereas market capitalization only reflects those common shares currently outstanding.
Equity Value = Market capitalization + Value of in-the-money stock options + Value of equity issued from in-the-money convertible securities - Proceeds from the exercise of stock options and/or convertible securities
www.usgrant.com /encyclopedia/Equity_value   (238 words)

 Equity Loans
As an unproven business, it is extremely difficult to secure funds through traditional debt financing, such as bank loans or a line of credit, and government grants and equity loans for businesses are not only limited, but they are often very difficult to secure.If this scenario sounds familiar, then you are not alone.
Equity Loans are the loans that are based on a borrower's equity in a property.
The equity of any type of property whether intellectual or physical is the value someone is willing to pay for it minus any liability attached to it.
www.kanav.biz /equity-loans.html   (753 words)

 Equity Office Annual Report 1998
A major goal of the Equity Office's educational services is to help members of the UBC community distinguish acts of discrimination and harassment that violate human rights legislation from acts of inappropriate interpersonal conflict, such as habitual bullying, persistent rudeness, and hurtful teasing.
In 1994, she was appointed Associate Vice President, Equity, to direct the University's initiatives in employment and educational equity, and prevention of discrimination and harassment.
Margaret Sarkissian, M.A., is a UBC alumnus with a degree in Counselling Psychology.
www.equity.ubc.ca /PUB/AREPT/equity98.htm   (10561 words)

 Home Equity Credit Lines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ask the lender about the length of the home equity loan, whether there is a minimum withdrawal requirement when you open your account, and whether there are minimum or maximum withdrawal requirements after your account is opened.
This is especially important if you are comparing a home equity credit line with a traditional installment (or second) mortgage, where the APR includes the total credit costs for the loan.
Once your home equity plan is opened, if you pay as agreed, the lender, in most cases, may not terminate your plan, accelerate payment of your outstanding balance, or change the terms of your account.
www.ftc.gov /bcp/conline/pubs/homes/homequt.htm   (1813 words)

 7.2.5: Note on Recall of Unvested Equity - Encyclopedia - Library - VC Experts
Often the most potent penalty imposed on a footloose employee is the recapture of nonvested equity, either options or cheap stock.
If the draftsman employed by the company has kept the main chance in view, he will recall that the object of an employment agreement is multifaceted: to stimulate the employee's current performance and to keep out of his head visions of sugar plums dangled by competing firms.
If valuable equity can be recaptured at a penalty price when the employee quits,[1] the term "golden handcuff" becomes apt.
vcexperts.com /vce/library/encyclopedia/documents_view.asp?document_id=444   (337 words)

 Online TDM Encyclopedia - Equity Evaluation
Equity impacts can be difficult to evaluate, in part because the word “equity” has several meaning, each with different implications.
Transport equity is often evaluated in terms of a transportation system’s ability to provide Basic Access to people who are transportation disadvantaged.
In general, equity analysis should be based on per capita measurement units, rather than per vehicle or per vehicle-mile, which tends to give greater weight to higher income people who travel more, and gives far less consideration to people who are transportation disadvantaged.
www.vtpi.org /tdm/tdm13.htm   (5392 words)

 equity on Encyclopedia.com
EQUITY [equity] principles of justice originally developed by the English chancellor.
Among the most notable achievements of equity were the trust and the injunction.
Because the decree (final order) of an equity court operated as an order of the king, disobedience might be punished as contempt ; in legal remedies, on the contrary, the plaintiff was limited to enforcing his (monetary) judgment.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/e1/equity.asp   (1425 words)

 ASU Equity Office
From 1976-1998 she worked in professional theatre as an actor, director and manager and was instrumental in starting two North Carolina theatre companies: the Licklog Players, a community theatre in Hayesville, now in its 28th year, and Tapestry, a professional, diversity-driven theatre in Wilmington, which she served as artistic director for a decade.
David represents the Equity Office at Staff Council, and he is a member of the Appalachian State Gender Equity Committee.
He hopes the Equity Office will allow him to help others understand multi-cultural issues and concerns, as well as allow himself to grow in those areas that will help him grow as a person, and as a future counselor.
www.equity.appstate.edu /contacts.html   (1449 words)

 Home equity loan trends and news-Interest.com
Home equity loans let you borrow against the equity in your home for any reason - home improvement, medical bills or even a vacation.
This is where equity loan rates were for week ended 3/15/06 as determined by a survey taken by Bankrate.com.
A home equity loan is more like a mortgage, as the funds are dispersed in one lump sum and repaid on a monthly basis, beginning 30 days or so after the loan is made.
home-equity.interest.com /content/trends/index.asp?clksrc=he   (246 words)

 Equity Funding - Closed Loans
Equity Funding made the loan and a few months later our borrower sold the property, realizing the gain that had been anticipated.
In this case, a party had more than sufficient equity to justify a $2,000,000 plus loan for various improvements to the property.
While we were willing to fund the loan on the date of closing, our borrower, in order to keep interest costs down, wanted to draw the loan down over time.
www.equity-funding.com /closed-loans.html   (788 words)

 Ford Equity Research - Independent, Unbiased Equity Research
Ford Equity Research is an independent, unbiased equity research firm with one objective: improving investment performance.
Ford Equity Research is proud of its reputation for integrity, and we want you to find the facts that you need on our site.
Equity investment professionals routinely use our research and models as integral tools in their work.
www.fordequity.com   (249 words)

 Equity - Wex
In law, the term equity refers to a particular set of remedies and associated procedures.
The distinction arose in England where there were separate courts of law and of equity.
In other states, the courts of common law were empowered to exercise equity jurisdiction.
www.law.cornell.edu /topics/equity.html   (161 words)

 Home Equity Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The potential equity is subject to change based upon changes in the line amount and a full credit review of the customer's application, including a property evaluation.
The Home Equity products are available for owner-occupied 1 to 4 family primary residences, condominiums, Downstate New York co-ops (additional requirements may apply) and second home properties.
Home Equity Lines of Credit and Loans will be made by JPMorgan Chase Bank in CT, NJ, NY and TX (loans only) and in the other geographic areas and TX (loans only) by Chase Manhattan Bank USA, N.A. ("Chase USA"), with headquarters in Newark, DE.
www.annafung.com /experience/bea/jpmc_demo/s6a.htm   (484 words)

 Providence Equity Partners
Providence Equity Partners Inc. is a private investment firm specializing in equity investments in communications and media companies around the world.
The principals of Providence Equity manage funds with over $9.0 billion in equity commitments, including Providence Equity Partners V, a $4.25 billion private equity fund, and have invested in more than 80 companies operating in over 20 countries.
Our objective is to create value by building lasting partnerships with talented entrepreneurs and by providing them with the capital, industry expertise and broad network of relationships necessary to build companies that will shape the future of the communications and media industries.
www.provequity.com   (206 words)

 Equity Investment Advisors & Sharebrokers Ltd - debentures NZ, finance advice NZ, financial investment companies, ...
Equity Investment Advisers and Sharebrokers Limited has been providing professional and independent investment advice since 1984.
Equity Investment Advisers and Sharebrokers Limited is owned by publicly listed company, Dorchester Pacific Limited.
The Dorchester Group comprises ten subsidiaries involved in funds management, broking, equity investment advisory services, life assurance, finance and an immigration service, all offering exclusive niche products and services.
www.equity.co.nz   (158 words)

 [ EVCA | Home EVCA ]
The shorter term indicators show strong returns on a 1-year investment horizon of 24.1%, with the 3-year investment horizon IRR rising to 5.2% and moving in positive territory for both venture and buyout funds.
It examines both the current levels of employment by private equity and venture capital financed companies as well as the new jobs created by the industry in recent years.
European private equity and venture capital provides a vital source of finance for growing companies across all industry sectors.
www.evca.com   (418 words)

 Apartments for rent, Apartment rentals, Apartment Search at Equity Apartments
Rest assured that Equity Residential is a company committed to our residents.
When you rent an apartment from Equity Residential, you get a quality apartment with the amenities you desire in a community that you can be proud to call home.
With more choices in more markets, Equity Residential is America's choice for apartment living.
www.equityapartments.com   (514 words)

 Home Equity Scams: Borrowers Beware!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Unfortunately, if you agree to a loan that's based on the equity you have in your home, you may be putting your most valuable asset at risk.
Abusive lending practices range from equity stripping and loan flipping to hiding loan terms and packing a loan with extra charges.
This lender may be out to steal the equity you have built up in your home.
www.ftc.gov /bcp/conline/pubs/homes/eqscams.htm   (1561 words)

On March 15, 2006, Equity's Constitution was amended reducing the size of Council to 20.
The referendum had a return rate of 33.7%, of which 89.73% of the ballots cast agreed with the proposed change and 10.27% did not.
Enthusiastic and committed candidates are needed to serve on Equity Council and regional Councillor(s) Policy Advisory Groups.
www.caea.com   (284 words)

 The Equity Center
The Region X Equity Assistance Center is located at the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NWREL) in Portland, Oregon.
The Equity Center is one of 10 regional equity assistance centers in the nation funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
The Equity Center helps public schools and communities incorporate educational equity into policies, procedures, and classroom practices to ensure that each student receives what she or he needs to succeed academically.
www.nwrel.org /cnorse   (196 words)

 Equity Builder Inc. - Homes by Tom and Lisa Patz
At Equity Builders we believe in providing each of our buyers with a quality home, quality pricing, and most importantly a quality building experience.
Here at Equity, trade partners are chosen by their degree of knowledge and experience in their field…not their contract price!
Equity Builders looks forward to building a working relationship with you that will continue long after the For Sale sign comes down.
www.equity-builder.com   (179 words)

 American Capital - Equity Financing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Private equity capital makes up the difference between a transaction's total value and the amount provided by senior and subordinated debt.
While private equity providers typically prefer to exit an investment in five to seven years, American Capital has no fixed time horizon to exit from its equity investments.
Equity can be used as part of a broader debt and equity package to finance a management or employee buyout, or to undertake an acquisition, growth, rollup or turnaround transaction.
www.americancapital.com /resources/types_of_financing/equity.cfm   (177 words)

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