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caveat emptor

caveat emptor (Let the buyer beware) (Latin)   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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Current Version:
2005

A principle of unregulated markets and dealings between professionals (cf. bazaar).

caveat emptor

caveat emptor   Reference library

The New Oxford Companion to Law

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law
Length:
259 words

The principle of caveat emptor (or buyer beware) underpins UK financial market regulation and regulation internationally. Financial market regulation generally

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2006
the principle that the buyer alone is responsible for checking the quality and suitability of goods before a purchase is made; the phrase is Latin and means, ‘let the buyer beware.’... ... More

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