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Both authorize companies to conduct defensive monitoring of their networks and to take defensive measures when confronted with attacks, so long as those defensive measures do not harm the attacking computers.
The two principal legal issues were (i) whether the allocation violated the principle of shareholder equality under the corporate law, and (ii) whether the defensive measure was unnecessary and unreasonable, and thus "grossly unfair" within the meaning of the corporate law.
The impact on standard annuities may force more standard annuity providers to enter the enhanced annuity market as a defensive measure."
The industry-led scheme, which was set up in response to the threat of a pesticide tax, has transformed itself from a defensive measure to one of proactive success.
Washington's men constructed Fort Necessity as a defensive measure. Due to his inexperience, the fort was ill conceived, poorly constructed, and poorly situated.
The companies believe that this agreement is a necessary defensive measure designed to restore balance to the negotiation process."
What is unfortunately certain is that landlords and obligees under guaranties and other contracts will have to consider carefully the impact of allowing a default to be cured rather than immediately exercising all rights available at the time, including immediately engaging outside counsel and perhaps commencing litigation as a defensive measure prior to any resolution of defaults.
Nokia said that it was taking this action as a defensive measure to ensure there is a consolidated forum for addressing these issues.
Hokuetsu planning defensive measure against Oji's hostile bid
According to Aquinas' book On War, a war of self-defense needs "no special moral justification;" however, an offensive war should be viewed only as a defensive measure.
Before the smoke had cleared, Hitler had already presented President Paul von Hindenburg with a draft executive order for protecting "the People and the State." Described as a "defensive measure against Communist acts of violence," the decree announced that in light of the terrorist attack on the Reichstag, "restrictions on personal liberty, on the right of free expression of opinion, including freedom of th e Press; on the rights of assembly and association; violations of the privacy of postal, telegraphic, and telephonic communications; warrants for house searches; orders for confiscation as well as restrictions on property, are permissible beyond the legal limits otherwise prescribed."
The British duo rejected speculation that the merger was a defensive measure against possible European expansion by Wal-Mart (see story page 4).
Chairman of selectors the last time England sent an Ashes party Down Under, Illingworth said: "Four years ago, Phil Tufnell did an effective job bowling over the wicket into the rough just outside leg-stump - and not just as a defensive measure.
If a PO was born as a defensive measure to try to stall managed care, the PO will likely experience an early death.
Such projects are more a defensive measure: A seriously deficient roof or heating system can drag down the house's value, and make a mortgage lender nervous.