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engagement pour le compte de la société

English translation: obligation for account of the company

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French term or phrase:engagement pour le compte de la société
English translation:obligation for account of the company
Entered by: Marian Greenfield
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19:55 Mar 12, 2002
French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
French term or phrase: engagement pour le compte de la société
ARTICLE 22: ENGAGEMENT POUR LE COMPTE DE LA SOCIÉTÉ

Un état des actes accomplis pour le compte de la société en formation, avec l’indication, de l’engagement qui en résultérait pour la société, est annexé aux présents statuts.
César Cornejo Fuster
Local time: 06:03
obligation for account of the company
Explanation:
many non-financial English speakers are hesitant to use <for account of>, but it's perfectly good business-speak for expressing who is responsible for payment/liable for something.
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Marian Greenfield
Local time: 00:03
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5 +4obligation for account of the company
Marian Greenfield


  

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obligation for account of the company


Explanation:
many non-financial English speakers are hesitant to use <for account of>, but it's perfectly good business-speak for expressing who is responsible for payment/liable for something.


    20 years of experience as a financial translator
Marian Greenfield
Local time: 00:03
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1518
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Thank you!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Dr. Chrys Chrystello
1 hr

agree  Nikki Scott-Despaigne: Agree entirely with what you say about "for the a/c of". Suggest "undertaking" as an alternative to "obligation".
3 hrs

agree  reliable
10 hrs

agree  Margaret Lomas: How about 'liability' for 'engagement'?
13 hrs
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