equity

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Synonyms for equity

Synonyms for equity

the state, action, or principle of treating all persons equally in accordance with the law

Synonyms for equity

the difference between the market value of a property and the claims held against it

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the ownership interest of shareholders in a corporation

conformity with rules or standards

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The Court requested and has received briefing on the equitable defenses raised by Align and is expected to rule on the equitable defenses later this week.
An unresolved issue is whether a beneficiary still can raise equitable defenses to that reimbursement action," he said.
A conclusory pleading of equitable defenses without factual support will likely be stricken as insufficient.
11) Further, even when damages admittedly are inadequate, a collection of notoriously indeterminate equitable defenses may stand in the way of an injunction.
On numerous occasions, the Supreme Court has ruled that the Interstate Commerce Act does not allow equitable defenses, such as a shipper's ignorance or the carrier's misquotation of the applicable rate, to prevent the collection of the filed rate.