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01:10 Aug 30, 2000
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Dutch term or phrase: Me again....a couple more words I'd like to double check.
teruggave van participaties
schriftelijke gevolmachtigde

Marijke - the document is 80 pages long, and I have another 27 to go...deadline is Friday morning. Thanks for all your help so far - I really appreciate it.
Karin van der Tak

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nacomment - see belowKen Cox
narecovery of equity investments/mutual fund or investment fund unitsxxxjarry
naSee below
Marijke Singer



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Hi Karin,

teruggave van participaties participation restitution

repo's repurchase operations

See web site: and look for repo and which gives

- bankdeposito's zijn alle kasdeposito's bij kredietinstellingen die onmiddellijk opeisbaar zijn of met een opzegtermijn van niet langer dan drie maanden of met vaste looptijden van niet meer dan twee jaar, met inbegrip van bedragen betaald aan kredietinstellingen met betrekking tot een overdracht van effecten in het kader van repo's of effectenleningen;

which gives:

- bank deposits shall mean cash deposits made with credit institutions, repayable on demand or upon prior notice up to three months, or at agreed maturities of up to two years, inclusive of sums paid to credit institutions in respect of a transfer of securities under repurchase operations or securities loans,

schriftelijke gevolmachtigde attorney-in-fact

Good luck!

Marijke Singer
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recovery of equity investments/mutual fund or investment fund units

Participation is used in financial English only in connection with a share in a loan. "Participaties" is more likley to refer to a share of some king such as in a mutual or investment fund. The word "teruggave" seems to indicate some kind of a claim here. Without context I cannot be sure, however, that recovery is the right English term.

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comment - see below

While looking for some of your terms on the Net, I found an intereting site: This is a glossary of terms used in banking and related activities, with translations in English, German and French. The translations are fairly perfunctory, and not as good as what Marijke is providing, but the explanations are useful -- and you'd be hard put top find a lot of these terms in any van Dale.

best of luck -- ken

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