rights

rights
Financial instruments providing the holder the privilege to subscribe to or to receive specific assets on terms specified. Euroclear Clearing and Settlement glossary
See entitlement. Euroclear Clearing and Settlement glossary

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rights [plural]
STOCK MARKET new shares in a particular company that have become available for existing shareholders to buy: »

The company made a rights issue of one new share for every four held.

Main Entry: right
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rights [plural]
LAW if a person, company, or organization has the rights to something, they are legally allowed to buy, sell, broadcast, etc. that thing: »

If the group loses the court case, it will lose its exclusive rights to broadcast live games.

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distribution rights

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film/TV/broadcasting rights

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licensing/marketing rights

Main Entry: right

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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