settlement rate


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settlement rate

The amount charged by the local access carrier for terminating a call from another country. It also refers to the amount charged by one ISP for carrying the traffic of another. See Tier 1 network.
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The SmartGFE Calculator is a pricing and compliance tool that is posted on a title company's website and used by mortgage lenders to instantly generate title and settlement rates, as well as accurate recording fee and transfer tax costs.
Nevertheless, the potential presence of these cases results in an equilibrium under which the highest feasible settlement rate is lower than when no potential NEV suits exist.
this design pushes up the settlement rate detected in the purportedly weak cases and pushes down the settlement rate for the ostensibly strong cases.
73) To address the decline in the success rate, the Court began at the end of 2001 to implement new initiatives to increase the settlement rate, (74) including changes in methods for determining which cases were to be brought into the Program based on the sorts of cases that settled most often in prior years: judgments for plaintiffs in negligence and contract actions.
In addition, the settlement rate of clay after improvement was required to be less than 20mm per year.
Appeals has managed to address these challenges while achieving an agreed settlement rate of a very high level (85 percent).
Acas' settlement rate for all cases rose from 41 per cent to 44 per cent over the year.
As many exporters are expecting their account settlement rate to be 105 yen for this fiscal year, they are willing to sell at this point," he said.
Usually, the settlement rate is 50 percent, as the cost of an international call is shared equally between the originating and terminating international carriers.
The accord will cut the so-called settlement rate for calls between the United States and Japan to 15 cents a minute from the current 20 cents, Japan Telecom officials said.