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lockup

A building or room for the temporary detention of prisoners by police.
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Greg Abbott, a Republican, called for the Texas Rangers to investigate alleged misconduct at state-run youth lockups after reports of sexual and physical abuse at the Gainesville facility.
superior offer; asset lockups, which gave the acquirer the right to buy
Earlier this year, Pincus asked a Delaware court to throw out a lawsuit that alleging that he and others had broken their duty to shareholders by waiving lockup agreements for themselves, while continuing to enforce them for the majority of investors.
Brav and Gompers (2003) propose and test three potential explanations for the existence of IPO lockups.
Facebook has already made it through several lockup expiration periods.
Additional lockups expire in mid-December and May 2013.
Facebook's shares have been marking record lows since the first share sale lockup for insiders expired in August amid concern that businesses are spending less to advertise on the world's largest social-networking website.
Even the investors that I talk to who want to buy the stock and like the company are not sure if they can stomach the lockups.
He said lockups' condition would be improved by providing blankets in winter and fans in summer to the prisoners, while the floors of lockups would be tiled for providing the accused a proper place to stay during detention period.
will retrofit their Power bender and install 40 new CML Single Acting lockups for a web reduction to 44 inches.
When we had to consolidate operations during the 2002 budget crisis, we combined functions of the Chatsworth and Van Nuys lockups.