Appraisal Rights

Business / Finance / Appraisal Rights: A right of shareholders in a merger to demand the payment of a fair price for their shares, as determined independently.

Rights Offering

Business / Finance / Rights Offering: Issuance to shareholders that allows them to purchase additional shares, usually at a discount to market price. Holdings of shareholders who do not exercise rights are usually diluted by the offering. MORE

Rights-On

Business / Finance / Rights-On: Shares trading with rights attached to them. MORE

Rightsizing

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Rightsizing: An approach to reducing staff, whereby jobs are prioritized in order to identify and eliminate unnecessary work. This method uses a selection criteria based on individual jobs, rather than people, in MORE

Riparian Rights

Business / Agriculture / Riparian Rights: The system of water allocation used in the humid eastern portion of the United States. Water may be used only by riparian landowners and it is recognized that all users will experience shortages perio MORE

Rights Of Survivorship

Business / Taxes / Rights Of Survivorship: If two or more people own property jointly with rights of survivorship and one of the owners should die, the deceased owner’s share of the property automatically passes to the surviving owners. This MORE

Real Estate Appraisal

Business / Finance / Real Estate Appraisal: An estimate of the value of property using various methods. MORE

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