Adverse use

 

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Adverse use

The access and use of property without the consent of the owner.



Adverse use

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Adverse possession

Adverse possession

The acquisition of title to property through possession without the owner's consent for a certain period of time.


Adverse possessory title

Adverse possessory title

If a piece of land is occupied without permission for at least 12 years, the occupier can become the legal owner.


Material Adverse Change or Effect

Material Adverse Change or Effect

Many mergers and acquisitions contracts include a material adverse change clause that allows a company to renegotiate or walk away from a deal if the other company or its subsidiaries announces a significant event that may negatively affect its stock price or operations. See also materiality.


Adverse selection

Adverse selection

The tendency for insurance to be purchased only by those who are most likely to need it, thus raising its cost and reducing its benefits.


Adverse terms of trade

Adverse terms of trade

A terms of trade that is considered unfavorable relative to some benchmark or to past experience. Developing countries specialized in primary products are sometimes said to suffer from adverse or declining terms of trade.


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