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  • verb To deal with oneself.
  • verb To engage in dealings favorable to oneself as principal, taking advantage of one's position as fiduciary.


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  • People in forty states heard Meffert bumble through an explanation as to why he and his "peeps" didn't, like, collude or self-deal on, you know, various city contracts ... like, you know.

    Archive 2007-03-01 2007

  • This Google antitrust update will spotlight: New evidence of Google's unfettered "kingmaking" power (lack of search neutrality) to anti-competitively self-deal with highest search ...

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now 2010

  • Discriminate predatorily against competitors and self-deal in favor of Google info, products and services.

    The Precursor Blog by Scott Cleland 2010

  • The guidelines also do not alloy any estate fiduciary to "self-deal."

    unknown title 2009

  • A second (and more general) concern is that institutional investors will be tempted to use their position to self-deal; i.e., to take a non-pro rata share of the firms assets and earnings. 2009

  • Conversely, however, the rule will not allow directors to cheat and self-deal. Stephen Bainbridge 2009

  • And Mar of the third generation does not self-deal either, nor has he ever been accused of dipping his fingers into the "kaban ng bayan".

    ellen tordesillas 2008

  • They’re quite potent as a voting bloc in congress, and this fact, coupled with their basic insanity on a variety of important issues, seems to be creating a worst-of-all-possible worlds scenario in which Democrats self-deal in order to get legislation passed.

    The Enemy of My Enemy 2009

  • But as you imply, the temptation to self-deal is enormous where enormous sums of money lay waiting to be spent out of someone else’s pocket taxpayers.

    Shocking: Businessman Finds N.Y. Dems are Unfriendly - Warner_Todd_Huston’s blog - RedState 2009


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