sich zurechnen lassen

16:01 Jul 24, 2014
German to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law: Contract(s) / insolvency proceedings
German term or phrase: sich zurechnen lassen
Die Eigenverwaltung muss sich jedoch nicht die Kenntnis der Mitarbeiter und sonstiger Dritter zurechnen lassen

Its about the sense of the passive here...
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Local time: 07:45

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3need not allow itself to be fixed with the .....notice
Adrian MM. (X)
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Grammatical construction etc.
Bernhard Sulzer

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muß sich nicht die Kenntnis ... zurechnen lassen
need not allow itself to be fixed with the .....notice

As Bernard S. says, Eigenverwaltung is the 'debtor (culprit) in possession' notably in corporate bankruptcies filed in the US fed. State of Delaware.

Kenntnis means knowledge generally or notice, actual or constructive (implied or deemed) legalistically.

Example sentence(s):
  • Constructive notice is set out in s.199(1)(ii) Law of Property Act 1925 which provides that a purchaser will be fixed with notice if "it is within his own knowledge or would have come to his knowledge if such inquiries and inspections had been made

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I would need to know more about what kind of "Kenntnis" is meant here. But anyway, I would say that this knowledge cannot be ascribed to/attributed to the debtor in possession, so it seems to be about some sort of responsibilities outside the control of the debtor in possession.

Grammatically, literally just to show the German construction: Debtor in possession doesn't have to have the knowledge attributed/ascribed to it/ .. have it ascribed to it (him/her).
Example sentence:
Knowledge of employees or other third parties shall not be attributed (ascribed) to the self-administration/debtor in possession.

zurechnen lassen:
Ein Fehlverhalten seiner Mitarbeiter oder sonstigen Erfüllungsgehilfen muss sich der Portalnutzer zurechnen lassen.
Misconduct on the part of his employees or miscellaneous vicarious agents shall be attributed to the Portal User.

Note added at 10 hrs (2014-07-25 02:43:21 GMT)

knowledge of the employees - took it as in "what the employees et al. know" ... but need more context to be sure.

Bernhard Sulzer
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