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|English to German translations [Non-PRO]|
|English term or phrase: comptrollers office|
|Florida: some people wanted to raise earthworms after they were told that there are many lukrytive markets for this "product", so they bought earthworms and earthworms beds, but it didnt work out. After their maklers refused to buy back e., the poor earthwormsfarmer went to the the Comptroller's Office|
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oder Rechnungshof (in Grossbritannien. Der untenstehende link gibt genau auskunft, was das Wirtschaftprüfungsamt des Staaates Florida alles macht.
"The Department of Banking and Finance, Office of Financial Investigations is a Criminal Justice Agency whose mission is to protect consumers from financial fraud in Florida. Through examination of consumer complaints, investigation of allegations or suspected wrongdoing, and consumer awareness/education, the Office enforces the Constitution and Legislative authority of the Office of the Comptroller. Areas include mortgage lenders and brokers, consumer finance companies, securities transactions, investment fraud, motor vehicle sales, "boiler room operations," retail installment sales, home improvement sales, collection associations, state chartered banks and credit unions, international banks, misuse of state funds or state property, funeral pre-need sales, cemetery trust funds, and others.
The Office is also a member of the Strike Force Against Fraudulent Enterprises (SAFE). SAFE is comprised of more than 25 state, federal, local agencies that have formed a Strike Force to fight financial fraud in Florida through sharing of information and resources. "
| Maya Jurt|
Local time: 06:23
Native speaker of: German, French
PRO pts in pair: 343
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"When an award has been accepted by the University, the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs forwards to the Comptroller's Office a copy of the award notice, and a complete grant application with detailed budget and preferably an agency financial manual."
I found this on the net, so I assume, that your context has something to do with a research grant, or something along the lines of University sponsored research.
See link below:
"In ihrer ausserordentlichen Sitzung vom 26. April 2001 hat die Forschungskommission beschlossen, den Forschungskredit prioritär zur Förderung des akademischen Nachwuchses vorzusehen."
If this should fit your context, I think it could be translated as "Forschungskommission", or maybe "Universitätsleitung", since they will decide about the grant.
Hope this helps
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