pre-emption


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the judicial principle asserting the supremacy of federal over state legislation on the same subject

the right of a government to seize or appropriate something (as property)

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the right to purchase something in advance of others

a prior appropriation of something

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Resolution 11: To allot ordinary shares otherwise than in accordance with statutory pre-emption rights.
With all the many cases of derailments in addition to the pre-emption doctrine, a very, very dangerous stew is brewing.
The Board of Petroceltic (the " Board ") published a circular dated 16 May 2014 (the " Petroceltic Circular " ) convening an EGM to consider a resolution to disapply statutory pre-emption rights of existing shareholders (the " Resolution " ) in connection with a proposed conditional placing of up to 37,940,000 new ordinary shares to raise approximately $100 million ([pounds sterling]59.
If the grand bargain points Oregon toward a strong and consistent set of standards for GMOs, pre-emption will be a step forward.
The Pre-Emption Act of 1841 gave squatters the right to buy 160 acres at $1.
6% say that attack, pre-emption or humanitarian need could require force.
Tullow has exercised its right of pre-emption to acquire a 50% interest in Blocks 1 and 3A in Uganda from Heritage Oil.
Insurers were aware of "federal pre-emption," a concept alien to most citizens: Once Congress acts in an area, all state law on the subject, including normal civil remedies, is voided--even if Congress provides less of a remedy or none at all to replace those it has nullified.
The resolution asked them to waive pre-emption rights, which give existing shareholders the right to new shares before outside investors are brought in.
KVM cascading delivers support for up to 256 devices, while firmware and hardware provide support for attaching serial devices and support for pre-emption when connected to an IP console switch.
More specifically, I will reflect on the US doctrine of pre-emption--which I believe is fundamental to an understanding not only of the war on terror but also of Guantanamo Bay--and argue that what is at stake in pre-emption is a particular form of law-founding violence that aims to monopolize the use of violence in the future.
This ERISA pre-emption is available for larger, self-insured corporate plans and Taft-Hartley union plans.