Earnings strip – in the meaning given by the Tax Law, this term details legal method of reducing the taxable income of a local corporate body by paying huge amounts of interest to chain of related (officially or unofficially) third…

Earnings report – within the area of the Business Law the term describes an income statement of the accountancy of a company, also called “profit and loss statement”.

Earnings per share – within the area of the Commercial Law it represents a calculation of the profitability of a local company, made by dividing the total earnings by the number of shares held by the shareholders.

Earnings and profits – the term refers to the capacity of a local corporate body to calculate and share dividends to its shareholders on annual basis, which procedure is not a return of capital. See also http://www.investopedia.com/terms/a/accumulatedearningsandprofits.asp#axzz1fHJoDrCZ .

Earn out clause – this is a term embedded commercial purchase contract, setting a part of the price contingent upon the party achieves a prospective financial goal, where the seller will receive an additional amount if such a financial fulfillment…

Earnest payment – in most jurisdictions this term has the meaning of advance payment (or deposit) per contract to demonstrate a commitment. When detailed as an earnest in a contract, per the provisions of the Contract Law in cases of…