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English translation: potential for liability


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German term or phrase:Haftungspotential
English translation:potential for liability
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09:43 Mar 28, 2007
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Law: Contract(s)
German term or phrase: Haftungspotential
Given as a reason for extraordinary termination of a leasing agreement (in a long list)

".... oder durch einen Wechsel in der Rechtsform oder der Unternehmensinhaber das Haftungspotential des Leasingnehmers beeinträchtigt.

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potential for liability
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Neil Crockford
Local time: 10:12
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4 +3potential for liability
Neil Crockford



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potential for liability


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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Clare Forder: yes - or liability potential as just another way of putting it.
49 mins

agree  Richard Benham: It's strictly non-synonymous, but I like to put these things the other way around sometimes: just as "CD-Rohling" translates more naturally as "blank CD" than "CD blank" , I reckon "potential liability" works OK here....
3 hrs

agree  Julia Lipeles
4 hrs
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