Protection in a sentence as a noun

These were all the normal lender protections expected by those who had the investment mindset of that day.

Such protections will continue to exist for offerings made by these small issuers who will get some interim relief from SOX requirements.

I know my post will get down-voted but it's a reality of business and running a business - you either file for protection or you don't and get copied.

His best line:> The rationale given for the regulation change that requires auto companies to sell through dealers is that it ensures 'consumer protection'.

" That means the debt protections largely go away for the investor and the investor places his bet almost entirely on the efforts of company management.

However, protection against artificially constructed attacks is not the only thing which I am worried about.

A lot of careful thought by world experts in security technologies has gone into the design of these systems to provide the maximum protection to you.

It strikes a classic balance between formal investor protections and real-world practicalities.

Contrary to Oracle, Johnson Controls did not hold that all structure, sequence and organization in all computer programs are within the protection of a copyright.

You could make the argument for say, pharmaceuticals, that if it takes 10 years from lab through human trials and hundreds of millions of dollars, that a 2-decade long protection period might be needed.

It is always a trade-off between optimum investor protections and practical limitations on such protections in the name of letting legitimate capital formation get done.

When it comes to the bad things groups of people, such as governments, do to individuals, whether it's killing, torture, imprisonment with or without trial, surveillance or any other of the misdeeds that seems to have returned from the dark ages we deserve the same protection as American citizens.

At many points along the way, the legislators who pass such laws and the regulators who administer them make multiple social policy judgments saying, in effect, "this is a situation that calls for the maximum protections but this one will leave investors fairly protected with more minimal protections in place.

That they're being asked to follow those rules is hardly government bullying - in the eyes of most everyone here that definitely counts as "consumer protection".It doesn't get better when they start spouting complete lies - the gibberish about certain unmarked taxi like services being exclusive to "royal families or prominent business leaders".

If, however, the company can do a qualified funding before the note matures, the debt converts into preferred-stock equity on the terms struck with the equity investors at first funding, usually with a price discount, sometimes with a price cap, and typically with merger-premium protection for the converting noteholders for the added risk they take in being early in the game when risks are at their highest.

In that case, the debt vanishes and the noteholder becomes an equity holder and everybody wins in terms of optimal positioning of their respective stakes in the venture: founders have gotten their cheap stock that they can hold until a liquidity event, at which time they can sell typically for long-term capital gains and with no intervening taxes to pay; noteholders have gotten their equity stakes with all protections and with no-less-favorable pricing than that offered to the preferred stock investors who presumably have negotiated a good, arms-length deal for themselves; the company avoids a too-early high repricing of its stock so it can continue to offer good incentives to new team members as they join; and the company does not usually have to fool with 409A valuations or with other strings and formalities attending the bringing in of investors via equity rounds.

Protection definitions


the activity of protecting someone or something; "the witnesses demanded police protection"


a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"


defense against financial failure; financial independence; "his pension gave him security in his old age"; "insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness"

See also: security


the condition of being protected; "they were huddled together for protection"; "he enjoyed a sense of peace and protection in his new home"

See also: shelter


kindly endorsement and guidance; "the tournament was held under the auspices of the city council"

See also: auspices aegis


the imposition of duties or quotas on imports in order to protect domestic industry against foreign competition; "he made trade protection a plank in the party platform"


payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence; "every store in the neighborhood had to pay him protection"

See also: tribute