treaty


treaty
1) Any formal agreement in writing between nations. A commercial treaty relates to trade between the signatories.
2) A transaction in which a sale is negotiated between the parties involved (by private treaty) rather than by auction.
3) An agreement, usually in reinsurance, in which a reinsurer agrees automatically to accept risks from an insurer, either when a certain sum insured is exceeded or on the basis of a percentage of every risk accepted. With such a treaty an insurer has the confidence and capacity to accept larger risks than would otherwise be possible, as the necessary reinsurance is already arranged.

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  • Treaty 9 — was an agreement established in July, 1905, between King Edward VII and various First Nations in northern Ontario. One First Nation community in the bordering Abitibi region of northwestern Quebec is also included in this treaty. It was also… …   Wikipedia


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