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Bilanz feststellen

English translation: approve the balance sheet

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German term or phrase:Bilanz feststellen
English translation:approve the balance sheet
Entered by: Kim Metzger
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07:45 Mar 20, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
German term or phrase: Bilanz feststellen
"Gleichzeitig mit der Uebersendung des Jahresabschlusses beruft der Geschaeftsfuehrer eine Gesellschafterversammlung ein, welche die Bilanz feststellt ..." Does the assembly of shareholders establish or acknowledge or determine or ascertain, etc. the financial statement, balance sheet?
Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 08:19
approve
Explanation:
It looks like you're translating the statutes of a company.

Consider:

"The Executive Committee shall as a whole approve the balance sheet" at
http://www.efiweb.org/constitution_pt5.htm

and

"Members have the right [...] to [...] approve the balance sheet ..." at
http://www.slowfood.com/activities/convivium/statute.html

Good luck,

Steve
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Steve Martin
Germany
Local time: 15:19
Grading comment
Thank you.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
nato ascertain/ determine the balance sheetxxxHenri
naapprove (or ratify) yearend resultsgangels
naapprove the company accountstransatgees
naapprove
Steve Martin
naAscertain the statementxxxlone


  

Answers


10 mins
Ascertain the statement


Explanation:
feststellen = ascertain or establish


    Routledge German Dictionary of Business, Commerce and Finance
xxxlone
Canada
Local time: 09:19
Native speaker of: Danish
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12 mins
approve


Explanation:
It looks like you're translating the statutes of a company.

Consider:

"The Executive Committee shall as a whole approve the balance sheet" at
http://www.efiweb.org/constitution_pt5.htm

and

"Members have the right [...] to [...] approve the balance sheet ..." at
http://www.slowfood.com/activities/convivium/statute.html

Good luck,

Steve



    Hamblock/Wesels, my own work, the Web
Steve Martin
Germany
Local time: 15:19
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29 mins
approve the company accounts


Explanation:
The shareholders approve the accounts of a company at the shareholders meeting (in the UK usually the Annual General Meeting of the company).


    Notices of AGMs circulated to shareholders.
transatgees
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:19
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1 hr
approve (or ratify) yearend results


Explanation:
In an annual meeting (in the US, anyway), shareholders merely recognize, as fact, the financial statement submitted by the management. They have no power to change it, except voting out the board, with new management taking over.

gangels
Local time: 07:19
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1 day 3 hrs
to ascertain/ determine the balance sheet


Explanation:
Please note that I previously worked in a banking context.

xxxHenri
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