merits

French translation: sur le fond

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18:28 Feb 7, 2018
English to French translations [PRO]
Law: Contract(s) / MERITS
English term or phrase: merits
Hi,

In bylaws of a corporation :

"Successful Defense. To the extent that a present or former director or officer of the Company has been successful on the merits or otherwise in defense of any action, suit or proceeding [...]"

I guess merits is 'gain de cause' but what about the translation of 'successful defense'? Défense réussie ?

Thanks,
VeroniquePhelut
Local time: 22:53
French translation:sur le fond
Explanation:
Rather, the disclosure is to take place only if, after a hearing on the merits, a decision is issued ordering access to the documents.
infosource.gc.ca

La communication ne peut avoir lieu que lorsqu'une ordonnance est rendue en ce sens après l'audition de la question sur le fond.
infosource.gc.ca

[...] that party is not necessarily therebydebarred from raising such issue during the proceedings on the merits of the case.
concernedhistorians.org

[...] partie n'en est pas pour autant nécessairement privée du droit de soulever cette question au stade de l'examen du fond.
concernedhistorians.org



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Jugement statuant sur l'objet même du procès, c'est-à-dire les questions de fait ou de droit que le juge doit trancher à la demande des parties.


Source : Minist. de la Justice
http://droit-finances.commentcamarche.net/faq/4190-jugement-...

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on the merits

adj. referring to a judgment, decision or ruling of a court based upon the facts presented in evidence and the law applied to that evidence. A judge decides a case "on the merits" when he/she bases the decision on the fundamental issues and considers technical and procedural defenses as either inconsequential or overcome. Example: An attorney is two days late in filing a set of legal points and authorities in opposition to a motion to dismiss. Rather than dismiss the case based on this technical procedural deficiency, the judge considers the case "on the merits" as if this mistake had not occurred.
Copyright © 1981-2005 by Gerald N. Hill and Kathleen T. Hill. All Right reserved.
https://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/on the merits
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5 +5sur le fond
AllegroTrans
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Delaware Code Title 8. Corporations § 145. Indemnification of officers, directors and agents ..
Daryo

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on the merits
sur le fond


Explanation:
Rather, the disclosure is to take place only if, after a hearing on the merits, a decision is issued ordering access to the documents.
infosource.gc.ca

La communication ne peut avoir lieu que lorsqu'une ordonnance est rendue en ce sens après l'audition de la question sur le fond.
infosource.gc.ca

[...] that party is not necessarily therebydebarred from raising such issue during the proceedings on the merits of the case.
concernedhistorians.org

[...] partie n'en est pas pour autant nécessairement privée du droit de soulever cette question au stade de l'examen du fond.
concernedhistorians.org



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Note added at 7 mins (2018-02-07 18:35:39 GMT)
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Jugement statuant sur l'objet même du procès, c'est-à-dire les questions de fait ou de droit que le juge doit trancher à la demande des parties.


Source : Minist. de la Justice
http://droit-finances.commentcamarche.net/faq/4190-jugement-...

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Note added at 8 mins (2018-02-07 18:37:01 GMT)
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on the merits

adj. referring to a judgment, decision or ruling of a court based upon the facts presented in evidence and the law applied to that evidence. A judge decides a case "on the merits" when he/she bases the decision on the fundamental issues and considers technical and procedural defenses as either inconsequential or overcome. Example: An attorney is two days late in filing a set of legal points and authorities in opposition to a motion to dismiss. Rather than dismiss the case based on this technical procedural deficiency, the judge considers the case "on the merits" as if this mistake had not occurred.
Copyright © 1981-2005 by Gerald N. Hill and Kathleen T. Hill. All Right reserved.
https://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/on the merits


AllegroTrans
United Kingdom
Local time: 22:53
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 314
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks AllegroTrans! and sucessful defense? Défense aboutie? réussie?

Asker: Yes, sorry, it was not much about merits (as there are some many entries about it) in the end, but about 'Sucessful defense'. I did a mistake when posting the question.


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  ph-b
2 mins
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agree  Françoise Vogel
18 mins
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agree  Odile Raymond
2 hrs
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agree  writeaway: yup. see it all the time going in the opposite direction
3 hrs
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agree  Daryo: one of the questions that keep being asked again, and again ...
13 hrs
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Reference comments


1 day 9 hrs
Reference: Delaware Code Title 8. Corporations § 145. Indemnification of officers, directors and agents ..

Reference information:
Delaware Code Title 8. Corporations § 145. Indemnification of officers, directors and agents;  insurance

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(c) To the extent that a present or former director or officer of a corporation has been successful on the merits or otherwise in defense of any action, suit or proceeding referred to in subsections (a) and (b) of this section, or in defense of any claim, issue or matter therein, such person shall be indemnified against expenses (including attorneys' fees) actually and reasonably incurred by such person in connection therewith.
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http://codes.findlaw.com/de/title-8-corporations/de-code-sec...

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http://delcode.delaware.gov/title8/c001/sc04/

Daryo
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Native speaker of: Native in SerbianSerbian, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 179
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Asker: Thanks Daryo, much appreciated!

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