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17:36 Jul 5, 2007
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Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Law (general)
Dutch term or phrase: verhaal bieden
X is a listed company with considerable assets, te wiens aanzien geen enkele vrees bestaat dat zij geen verhaal zal bieden.
Letter from X's attorney. Basically, X is being sued by a much smaller company. I'm wondering whether it means that X can put up a good fight, won't take this lying down, etc. Any suggestions? (no I haven't installed my VanDale dictionaries yet)
Buck
Netherlands
Local time: 13:37
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4to have assets
Erik Brinkhof


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to have assets


Explanation:
I suppose this is Flemish...
"te wiens aanzien geen enkele vrees bestaat dat zij geen verhaal zal bieden" means that the smaller company can be assured that X has enough assets (to recover the claim).
So, "with respect to whom there is no fear that it will not have assets" should do.


Erik Brinkhof
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Local time: 18:37
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