Business / Finance / Scorched-Earth Policy: Often used in risk arbitrage. Any technique a company that has become the target of a takeover attempt uses to make itself unattractive to the acquirer. For example, it may agree to sell off its crown jewels, or schedule all debt to become due immediately after a merger.
Policy Verb Synonyms: approach, procedure, (game) plan, design, scheme, programme, method, system, management, conduct, behavior, strategy, tactic(s), principle(s), protocol, regulation, rule, custom, way, practice, ways and means, action
Business / Human Resources (HR) / Policy: A written statement that reflects the employer’s standards and objectives relating to various employee activities and employment-related matters. MORE
Business / Finance / Perfect Market View (Of Dividend Policy): Analysis of a decision on dividend policy, in a perfect capital market environment, that shows the irrelevance of dividend policy. MORE
Business / Finance / Policy Asset Allocation: Way in which an investor seeks to assess an appropriate long-term 'normal' mix of assets that represents an ideal blend of controlled risk and enhanced return. MORE
Business / Finance / Policy Limit: The maximum dollar amount of coverage provided by an insurance company for a certain policy. MORE
Business / Human Resources (HR) / Policy-Procedures Manual: A detailed written document designed to assist managers and supervisors in carrying out their day-to-day responsibilities by acquainting them with all of the organization's policies and the procedures MORE