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"
A safe haven.
A statutory, regulatory, or contractual provision that provides protection, usually from a penalty or liability.
The numerical value of safe harbor in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of safe harbor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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Respect is the lifeblood of progress, and the safe harbor of humanity’s great aspirations.
Cruz may not be everyone's favorite drinking buddy but America needs a designated driver and by God, Cruz will take America to a safe harbor.
To criminally prosecute a child not old enough to go to the school prom makes no sense, you get much more cooperation from a victim if you give them a safe harbor, a place to live, job training, an education.
Even if we were to leave the EU entirely, if we were to secure safe harbor designation from the EU, which would seem essential, one imagines that we would have to be more or less compliant with the (EU) regulation.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
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