safe harbor

safe harbor
safe har·bor n: something (as a statutory or regulatory provision) that provides protection (as from a penalty or liability)
had no safe harbor from prosecution

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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  • Safe Harbor — (englisch für „Sicherer Hafen“) ist eine besondere Datenschutz Vereinbarung zwischen der Europäischen Union und den Vereinigten Staaten, die es europäischen Unternehmen ermöglicht, personenbezogene Daten legal in die USA zu übermitteln. Die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Safe harbor — (englisch für „Sicherer Hafen“) ist eine besondere Datenschutz Vereinbarung zwischen der Europäischen Union und den Vereinigten Staaten, die es europäischen Unternehmen ermöglicht, personenbezogene Daten legal in die USA zu übermitteln. Die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Safe harbor — The term safe harbor (safe harbour) has several special usages, in an analogy with its literal meaning, that of a harbor or haven which provides safety from weather or attack.Legal definitionA safe harbor is a provision of a statute or a… …   Wikipedia

  • Safe Harbor — Les principes de la Sphère de sécurité (Safe Harbor) permettent à une entreprise américaine de certifier qu elle respecte la législation de l Espace économique européen (EEE) afin d obtenir l autorisation de transférer des données personnelles de …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Safe Harbor — 1. A legal provision to reduce or eliminate liability as long as good faith is demonstrated. 2. A form of shark repellent implemented by a target company acquiring a business that is so poorly regulated that the target itself is less attractive.… …   Investment dictionary

  • safe harbor — noun the target company defends itself by acquiring a company so onerously regulated that it makes the target less attractive the acquisition gave the company a safe harbor • Hypernyms: ↑shark repellent, ↑porcupine provision * * * 1. a harbor… …   Useful english dictionary

  • safe harbor — Often used in risk arbitrage as a form of shark repellent. A target company acquires a business so onerously regulated that it makes the target less attractive, giving it, in effect, a safe harbor. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • safe harbor — 1. a harbor considered safe for a ship, as in wartime or during a storm at sea. 2. any place or situation that offers refuge or protection. * * * …   Universalium

  • safe harbor — noun a) A safe haven. b) A statutory, regulatory, or contractual provision that provides protection, usually from a penalty or liability …   Wiktionary

  • Safe Harbor, Pennsylvania — is a small unincorporated community located within Conestoga Township in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA.Safe Harbor, and the nearby community of Conestoga was in the national media spotlight in 2001 when President George W. Bush held a photo …   Wikipedia

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