safe harbor

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1. Provision in an agreement, law, or regulation that affords protection from liability or penalty under specified circumstances or if certain conditions are met.
2. Anti-hostile takeover defense in which the target firm acquires a very heavily regulated firm thus making itself a less attractive candidate for acquisition.

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Sometimes it is nice to be back at your office in a form of a safe harbor after you have been at a tough negotiation.
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You may need to find a place of safe harbor if things start to go really bad and you don't know how to handle them.
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The safe harbor gave us much satisfaction and relief to protect our selves so we were content with the present arrangement.
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