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English translation: whose rights were transferred

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09:32 Nov 13, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
French term or phrase: venir aux droits
This is part of a letter concerning legal procedings. The sentence is as follows: 'Je suis le conseil de la societe x, venue aux droits, a l'issue de divers rapprochements, de la societe y'.
Any suggestions would be gratefully received.
JMcKechnie
Local time: 10:22
English translation:whose rights were transferred
Explanation:
This translation comes from a glossary compiled in the translation department of a major law firm I used to work at in Paris. Here are similar phrases:

venir aux droits: succeed to the rights and obligations of

venant aux droits: taking over the rights; subrogating the rights

venant aux droits de: replacing; whose rights were transferred

Karen
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Karen Tucker
United States
Local time: 05:22
Grading comment
Many thanks for your help.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
nacome into o.'s rights (Y's rights?)miri
nasuccessor in title to...company y
Peter Freckleton
naY's successor, succeeding to X
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
nasuccessor (corporation)Jessica Dunn
nawhose rights were transferredKaren Tucker


  

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15 mins
whose rights were transferred


Explanation:
This translation comes from a glossary compiled in the translation department of a major law firm I used to work at in Paris. Here are similar phrases:

venir aux droits: succeed to the rights and obligations of

venant aux droits: taking over the rights; subrogating the rights

venant aux droits de: replacing; whose rights were transferred

Karen


    Law firm glossary
Karen Tucker
United States
Local time: 05:22
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 394
Grading comment
Many thanks for your help.
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42 mins
successor (corporation)


Explanation:
agreeing with Karen's glossary, but the legal term used is successor (defined in Black's: "...2. A corporation that, through amalgamation, consolidation, or other assumption of interests, is vested with the rights and duties of an earlier corporation")


    Black's
Jessica Dunn
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54 mins
Y's successor, succeeding to X


Explanation:
I agree with the previous suggestions, and would simmply make the above offers as to how you might turn that particular part of your text.

Nikki

Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 11:22
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9 hrs
successor in title to...company y


Explanation:
assuming the rights and liabilities of the firsd company

Peter Freckleton
Australia
Local time: 21:22
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14 hrs
come into o.'s rights (Y's rights?)


Explanation:
Just another suggestion.

miri
Bulgaria
Local time: 12:22
PRO pts in pair: 3
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