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chequer

(US), checker
any of the marbles, pegs, or other pieces used in the game of Chinese chequers

checker, chequer

One of the squares in a check pattern, contrasted to its neighbors by color or texture; often only two effects are alternated, as in a chessboard. Also see diaper.
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After working with some of the best energy law firms, we decided that Thompson & Knight offered us what we needed -- the most sophisticated practice and a similar client focus," observed Alexandre Chequer of Tauil & Chequer.
Under this offer, Chequers Capital also proposes to Arcelor Group to take a minority stake, for a total amount of 9 million euros, in the share capital of the acquisition vehicle to be set up and controlled by Chequers Capital.
On the basis of the terms set out in the offer, Arcelor Group has accepted to start exclusive negotiations with Chequers Capital with a view to reaching an agreement which could only be entered into after the implementation of the applicable procedures with the corporate bodies and the representatives of the personnel of Arcelor Group.