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  1. U-chart

    Chart for quality control where number of events, subgroup changes are noted.
  2. U-shape Setup

    Arrangement of seats in a U shape where chairs are on the outside of the shape.
  3. U.S. Treasury Bill

    US government backed debt obligation with a maturity of less than a year. Also known as T-Bill.
  4. U.s. Treasury Note

    US government security that has a maturity date of 2, 3, 5 or 10 years.
  5. U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Care, Katrina Recovery, And Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act, 2007

    The U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act, 2007, (Pub.L. 110–28, 121 Stat. 112, enacted May 25, 2007), is an emergency appropriations act passed by the 110th United States Congress that provides funding for the Iraq War through September 30, 2007. A prior version of the act, H.R. 1591, included a timeline for withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq. H.R. 1591 was passed by Congress but vetoed by the President. While the [...]
  6. U.S.-China Relations Act Of 2000

    The U.S.–China Relations Act of 2000 was an act that granted permanent normal trade relations to China; it was signed on October 10, 2000 by President Bill Clinton. Prior to passage of the bill, China was subject to an annual review of its trade status with the United States. The act removed the review, eased some trade barriers, and facilitated China's entry into the World Trade Organization.
  7. UAE Company Formation

    This wikipedia page deals with various aspects related to company formation in Dubai and other emirates in UAE.
  8. Uber-wealthy

    Term describing the elite or upper class.
  9. Uberrima Fides

    Uberrima fides (sometimes seen in its genitive form uberrimae fidei) is a Latin phrase meaning "utmost good faith" (literally, "most abundant faith"). It is the name of a legal doctrine which governs insurance contracts. This means that all parties to an insurance contract must deal in good faith, making a full declaration of all material facts in the insurance proposal. This contrasts with the legal doctrine caveat emptor ("let the buyer beware").
    The utmost good faith.
    Lat The most abundant good faith; absolute and perfect candor or openness and honesty; the absence of any concealment or deception, however slight.
    Perfect good faith; abundant good faith. 2. This phrase is used to express that a contract must be made in perfect good faith, concealing nothing; as in the case of insurance, the insured must observe the most perfect good faith towards the insurer. 1 Story, Eq. Jur. §317; 3 Kent, Com. 283, 4th ed.
  10. Uberrimae Fidei

    Latin for in utmost good faith. It implies that the insured will disclose all relevant information to the insurer. The insured must also fulfill all obligations of the contract
  11. Ubi

    The Latin word for where.
  12. Ubi Aliquid Conceditur, Conceditur Et Id Sine Quo Res Ipsa Esse Non Potest

    When anything is granted, that is also granted without which the thing itself cannot exist.
    When anything is granted, that also is granted without which the thing granted cannot exist. Broom, Max. 483; 13 Mees. & W. 706.
  13. Ubi Aliquid Impeditur Propter Nnnm, Eo Remoto, Tollitur Impedimentum

    Where anything is impeded by one single cause, lf that be removed, the impediment is removed. Branch, Princ., citing 5 Coke, 77a.
  14. Ubi Aliquid Impeditur Propter Unum, Eo Remoto, Tollitur Impedimentum

    When anything is impeded by reason of one thing, with the removal of that, the impediment is removed.
  15. Ubi Cessat Remedium Ordinarium Ibi Decurritur Ad Extraordinarium

    When an ordinary remedy is idle, then resort must be made to an extraordinary one.
  16. Ubi Culpa Est, Ibi Poena Snbesse Debet

    Where the fault is, there the punishment ought to be visited.
  17. Ubi Culpa Est, Ibi Poena Subesse Debet

    Where the crime is committed, there ought the punishment to be undergone. Jenk. Cent 325.
  18. Ubi Damna Dantur, Victus Victori In Expensis Condemnari Debet

    When damages are given, the unsuccessful party ought to be adjudged to pay the successful party’s costs.
    Where damages are given, the vanquished party ought to be condemned in costs to the victor. 2 Inst. 289.
  19. Ubi Eadem Ratio, Ibi Eadem Lex; Et De Similibus Idem Est Judicium

    7 Coke, 18. Where the same reason exists, there the same law prevails; and, of things similar, the judgment is similar.
  20. Ubi Eadem Ratio, Ibi Idem Jus; Et De Similibus Idem Est Judicium

    When the reason is the same, the law is the same, and in similar cases the judgment is the same.

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