The judicial determination of essentiality
is in addition to Nokia's withdrawal of its challenge to the essentiality
of another patent, European Patent (UK) 0,515,675 relating to pilot codes, effectively conceding that that patent is essential as well.
The 'A' ratings reflect the state's long-term credit quality, strong lease structure, and the leased assets' essentiality
The 'A+' rating on the COPs reflects the county's consistently strong tax base growth, moderate debt levels, low tax rate, and the essentiality
of the funded projects.
The 'AA+' long-term COPs rating reflects the strong general credit characteristics of the county, the essentiality
of the mortgaged property and sound legal provisions.
The 'AA+' rating on the district COPs is based on the essentiality
of the service it provides to a solid and growing customer base, a healthy financial position with good liquidity and strong debt service coverage, and limited future capital needs.
com, specifying their interest in making a submission for consideration of essentiality
to the NFC specifications.
The 'AA+' rating on the Beverly Hills (the city) water enterprise system's (the enterprise, or the system) bonds is based on the essentiality
of the service provided to a stable and wealthy customer base as well as the enterprise's healthy financial position including high debt service coverage levels, strong cash reserves, and manageable capital needs.
Fitch is seeking feedback from market participants over the next 30 days on the contemplated criteria changes, specifically related to the proposal to place less weight on the essentiality
of casino enterprise operations in funding tribal government services and bond security provisions, and more weight on business related risk, including the competitive environment, single site risk, lack of diversity in the pledged revenue stream, and the relative lack of transparency of tribal governance models.