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BUFETE PANAMERICANO DE SOFTWARE, S.A. DE C.V.

English translation: never, ever translate a company name, it's impossible anyway

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20:02 May 30, 2002
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
Spanish term or phrase: BUFETE PANAMERICANO DE SOFTWARE, S.A. DE C.V.
It's just a company name appearing in a license agreement. Are company names NEVER translated? And what of the S.A. de C.V.? Thanks in advance
Bret
Local time: 10:46
English translation:never, ever translate a company name, it's impossible anyway
Explanation:
SA is sociedad anoníma de capital variable, you can put [variable capital corporation] in parenthesis, if you must but in fact the types of companies are not translated but added on as an explanation to the client/reader. Use parenthesis.

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Note added at 2002-05-30 20:07:13 (GMT)
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Sorry, didn\'t mean to sound harsh. :)
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Jane Lamb-Ruiz
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Thanks. That was clear and to the point.
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5 +2never, ever translate a company name, it's impossible anywayJane Lamb-Ruiz


  

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never, ever translate a company name, it's impossible anyway


Explanation:
SA is sociedad anoníma de capital variable, you can put [variable capital corporation] in parenthesis, if you must but in fact the types of companies are not translated but added on as an explanation to the client/reader. Use parenthesis.

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Note added at 2002-05-30 20:07:13 (GMT)
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Sorry, didn\'t mean to sound harsh. :)

Jane Lamb-Ruiz
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 7709
Grading comment
Thanks. That was clear and to the point.

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agree  José Luis Villanueva-Senchuk: Bret lleva en MEX más de 7 años....hay algo que no comprendo :-))
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agree  Nikki Graham
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