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English translation: power of procuration / full commercial authority

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15:30 Feb 14, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial
German term or phrase: Prokura
Umsatz 32 Mio. DM, 10 Mitarbeiter, 12 Handelsvertreter, Prokura
Claudia
English translation:power of procuration / full commercial authority
Explanation:
As you see from the following explanation, there is no real equivalent. See if any of the options offered by Schäfer fit your context.

Prokura f
(Re, no equivalent) ,Prokura` ## 48ff HGB
– power of procuration (abbreviation ,p. p.` preceding signature of holder)
– full commercial authority
– general commercial power of attorney (or representation)
(ie, kaufmännische Hilfsperson mit den weitestgehenden Befugnissen; es sind drei Rechtsverhältnisse auseinanderzuhalten: Dienstvertrag, Vollmacht und Vertretungsmacht; under commercial law, it is a far-reaching, almost unrestricted authority defined by law and entered in the Commercial Register; plural: Prokuren; cf, Übersicht Prokura/Handlungsvollmacht)

Handlungsvollmacht f
(Re) limited commercial authority
(ie, zur Vornahme e–r bestimmten zu e–m HdlGewerbe gehörigen Art von Geschäften od zur Vornahme einzelner Geschäfte; granted to represent a firm or company, defined in §§ 54-58 HGB and § 164 ff BGB, narrower than Prokura and entered in the Commercial Register; may be general, partial, or specific)
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Ulrike Lieder
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Summary of answers provided
naprocuration
Alexander Schleber
napower of procuration / full commercial authorityUlrike Lieder
naFull power of attorneyxxxlone
naPower of attorney
Elisa Capelão
napower to act or to sign on behalf of a firm, authorization
Parrot


  

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22 mins
power to act or to sign on behalf of a firm, authorization


Explanation:
... 12 autorized commercial representatives?

Parrot
Spain
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27 mins
Power of attorney


Explanation:
Prokura=power of attorney


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Elisa Capelão
Local time: 16:18
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28 mins
Full power of attorney


Explanation:
A more formal translation would be "procuration".


    Oxford Duden Concise German Dictionary
xxxlone
Canada
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39 mins
power of procuration / full commercial authority


Explanation:
As you see from the following explanation, there is no real equivalent. See if any of the options offered by Schäfer fit your context.

Prokura f
(Re, no equivalent) ,Prokura` ## 48ff HGB
– power of procuration (abbreviation ,p. p.` preceding signature of holder)
– full commercial authority
– general commercial power of attorney (or representation)
(ie, kaufmännische Hilfsperson mit den weitestgehenden Befugnissen; es sind drei Rechtsverhältnisse auseinanderzuhalten: Dienstvertrag, Vollmacht und Vertretungsmacht; under commercial law, it is a far-reaching, almost unrestricted authority defined by law and entered in the Commercial Register; plural: Prokuren; cf, Übersicht Prokura/Handlungsvollmacht)

Handlungsvollmacht f
(Re) limited commercial authority
(ie, zur Vornahme e–r bestimmten zu e–m HdlGewerbe gehörigen Art von Geschäften od zur Vornahme einzelner Geschäfte; granted to represent a firm or company, defined in §§ 54-58 HGB and § 164 ff BGB, narrower than Prokura and entered in the Commercial Register; may be general, partial, or specific)

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 08:18
Native speaker of: German
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10 hrs
procuration


Explanation:
<uel> is absolutely right. However, I would opt for the shorter "procuration" as the term already includes the "power". "power" is therefore redundant, particularly in the telegramm style descripiton provided as context.

Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 17:18
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