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bidder

One who submits a bid for a prime contract with the owner, as distinct from a subbidder who submits a bid to a prime bidder. A bidder is not a contractor on a specific project until a contract exists between him and the owner.
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From April 1, 2013 under new rules being introduced bidders for Government contracts will need to certify that they are tax compliant.
1) This impressive success has occurred despite the fact that bidders face substantial risks because of the nature of the market.
With the service, PAYGENT serves as an auction intermediary between bidders and sellers, by ensuring that sellers can send their goods to bidders only after confirming bidder's payment while sellers can receive payment only after confirming bidders' receipt of goods.
RFI's) when written responses are to be provided to all bidders.
The company's financial advisers, Lehman Brothers and JPMorgan, were directed to begin contacting potential bidders.
Participants in internet markets can be human bidders bidding in person or artificial agents used by human bidders.
With the FCC and Nextwave embroiled in litigation, Verizon asked the FCC to return its down payment, since the spectrum space has not been released to the winning bidders.
In contrast to the frequently negative or neutral returns to bidders from merger announcements, eight of nine studies that analyze the merger announcement effect on the target bank find a positive return to target stockholders, and one study finds no abnormal return.
During the auction, each of the bidders made several improved bids.
slapped Conseco, Macklowe Properties, Eastdil Realty, which brokered the sale, and heavyweight investor, George Soros, who it alleges controls the property, with a suit claiming that the defendants conspired to exclude other bidders and conduct the building's sale amongst themselves.