COPYRIGHT Definition

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COPYRIGHT is a form of legal protection used to safeguard original literary works, performing arts, sound recordings, visual arts, original software code and renewals.

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CONSERVATISM PRINCIPLE provides that accounting for a business should be fair and reasonable. Accountants are required in their work to make evaluations and estimates, to deliver opinions, and to select procedures. They should do so in a way that neither overstates nor understates the affairs of the business or the results of operation.

ARBITRAGEUR is traditionally someone who indulges in arbitrage of any sort; now a Wall Street term for a professional investor who specializes in issues during takeovers.

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