§ 50a-50 Short title: Uniform Foreign-Money Claims Act
§ 50a-51 Definitions
§ 50a-52 Applicability
§ 50a-53 Variation by agreement
§ 50a-54 Determination of proper money of claim
§ 50a-55 Determination of amount of payment of certain contract claims
§ 50a-56 Foreign-money claim; assertion, defense
§ 50a-57 Judgments on foreign-money claims. Form
§ 50a-58 Conversion of foreign money in distribution proceeding
§ 50a-59 Prejudgment and judgment interest
§ 50a-60 Enforcement of foreign judgments
§ 50a-61 Determination of United States dollar amount for limited purpose
§ 50a-62 Effect of currency revalorizations
§ 50a-63 Effect of certain agreements
§ 50a-64 Supplementary principles of law
§ 50a-65 Uniform interpretation

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 861a

  • Action: means a judicial or arbitration proceeding in which an order or award for a money payment may be tendered or enforced. See Connecticut General Statutes 50a-51
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bank-offered spot rate: means the rate at which a bank will issue its draft in the foreign currency or will cause credit to become available on a next-day basis in the foreign money. See Connecticut General Statutes 50a-51
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conversion date: means , except as provided in section 50a-58, the banking day next before the date on which money or an award is, in accordance with this chapter. See Connecticut General Statutes 50a-51
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Distribution proceeding: means a judicial or nonjudicial proceeding for an accounting, an assignment for the benefit of creditors, a foreclosure, or for the distribution, liquidation, or rehabilitation of a corporation, other entity, an estate, trust, or other fund in or against which the share of a foreign-money claim is asserted. See Connecticut General Statutes 50a-51
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Foreign money: means money other than money of the United States of America. See Connecticut General Statutes 50a-51
  • Foreign-money claim: means a claim upon an obligation to pay, or a claim for recovery of a loss, expressed in or measured by a foreign money. See Connecticut General Statutes 50a-51
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Money: means a medium of exchange for the payment of debts or other obligations, or a store of value authorized or adopted by a domestic or foreign government or by intergovernmental agreement. See Connecticut General Statutes 50a-51
  • Money of the claim: means the money determined as proper by section 50a-54. See Connecticut General Statutes 50a-51
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Party: means an individual, a corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, partnership or association of two or more persons having a joint or common interest or any other legal or commercial entity asserting or defending against a foreign-money claim. See Connecticut General Statutes 50a-51
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Rate of exchange: means the rate at which the money of one country may be converted into another money in a free financial market convenient to or usable by the party to pay or to state a conversion. See Connecticut General Statutes 50a-51
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Spot rate: means the rate of exchange at which foreign money is sold by a bank or foreign-currency trader, for settlement by immediate payment, by charge to an account, or by an agreed delayed settlement not exceeding two days. See Connecticut General Statutes 50a-51
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.