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Sorgfalt eines ordentlichen Kaufmanns

English translation: due diligence of a prudent business man / due care and diligence of a prudent businessman

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10:16 Jul 9, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Law: Contract(s)
German term or phrase: Sorgfalt eines ordentlichen Kaufmanns
Die Geschäfte sind mit der Sorgfalt eines ordentlichen Kaufmanns zu führen
Anthony Dr. Williams
Austria
Local time: 18:48
English translation:due diligence of a prudent business man / due care and diligence of a prudent businessman
Explanation:
Romain lists 'due diligence of a prudent business man' and 'a business-like manner' for Sorgfalt eines ordentlichen Kaufmanns.

This is supported by Schäfer:
Sorgfalt f e--s ordentliches Kaufmanns
(Re) due care and diligence of a prudent businessman, § 347 HGB
– diligence of a careful mercantile trader
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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 09:48
Grading comment
Thanks for your help - is greatly appreciated
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +3due diligence of a prudent business man / due care and diligence of a prudent businessmanUlrike Lieder
na +1normal commercial prudence
Tim Drayton
naBusiness has to be conducted in accordance with the "prudent man rule".Sven Stumbauer
naexercising the due diligence of a businessmanambittles
na -1better promotion opportunitied
Mats Wiman


  

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4 mins
Business has to be conducted in accordance with the "prudent man rule".


Explanation:
prudent man rule=ordentlicher Kaufman / ordentliches Kaufmangebahren
legal US-English



Sven Stumbauer
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10 mins peer agreement (net): +3
due diligence of a prudent business man / due care and diligence of a prudent businessman


Explanation:
Romain lists 'due diligence of a prudent business man' and 'a business-like manner' for Sorgfalt eines ordentlichen Kaufmanns.

This is supported by Schäfer:
Sorgfalt f e--s ordentliches Kaufmanns
(Re) due care and diligence of a prudent businessman, § 347 HGB
– diligence of a careful mercantile trader


    Romain, Legal & Commercial Terms
Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 09:48
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in category: 31
Grading comment
Thanks for your help - is greatly appreciated

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Beth Kantus
7 mins

agree  Marcus Malabad: exactly!
44 mins

agree  Alexander Schleber: this and nothing else!
2 hrs
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13 mins peer agreement (net): -1
better promotion opportunitied


Explanation:
Business is to be conducted with the conscientiousness of an orderly business-man


    Cassels de<>en dictionary+MW
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 18:48
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in category: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Kim Metzger: ? certainly not "orderly" and your key term is a mystery.
1821 days
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
normal commercial prudence


Explanation:
As far as I know, the above expression is the standard English language equivalent of tis expression,and I would paraphrase the sentence along the lines of 'Normal commercial prudence is to be exercised in the running of the business.'

Tim Drayton
Cyprus
Local time: 19:48
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  philgoddard: Is this a record for the slowest agree ever?
4838 days
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5 hrs
exercising the due diligence of a businessman


Explanation:
page 989 Langenscheidt

ambittles
Local time: 17:48
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Jan 29, 2007 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Field (specific)(none) » Law: Contract(s)


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