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20:01 Dec 20, 2005
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French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Law (general) / investment bank fees
French term or phrase: puisque de par la loi
A quote in a report about payments to an investment bank after a company files for bankruptcy:

Ce serait un non sens d'obtenir une rémunération pour une réduction de passif obtenue à la barre du tribunal, puisque de par la loi c'est l'effet même d'une déclaration de cessation des paiements. Est-ce que cette assiette à un sens dans un cadre de reprise après dépôt de bilan ? Ma réponse en tant qu'avocat est très claire. Cela n'a aucun sens.

It is the "de" that is throwing me (or maybe it has been a long day). If someone could help me understand this bit, I would be very grateful. Thank you!
Sylvia Smith
Local time: 08:21
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Summary of answers provided
4 +3since under the law
Abdellatif Bouhid


Discussion entries: 3





  

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53 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
puisque de par la loi
since under the law


Explanation:
I believe this would better fit the meaning IMHO.

Abdellatif Bouhid
Local time: 02:21
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 61

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  1045: since, under the law, ... puisque, de par la loi, ... commas are very useful sometimes ...
56 mins
  -> They can kill, send a man to prison or just simplu mess up the meaning. Like in here: www.joancarrisbooks.com/adults_read.html (number 21). Thanks

agree  writeaway: yes-just looked at other reference. not for this context at all.
2 hrs
  -> Thanks

agree  Charlie Bavington: Indeed - and "de par la loi" is given as an entry in my Coll-Rob - by law, legally.
5 hrs
  -> Thank you.
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