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By Gary Bourgeault: With all the hoopla surrounding the recent lawsuit loss of SiriusXM((NASDAQ:SIRI)) in the case brought against them by Flo & Eddy, two former members of The Turtles, you would think Pandora ((NYSE:P)) is on the edge of...
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A group of mineral royalty owners has sued the city of Denton over its temporary ban on hydraulic fracturing, claiming the ban violates property rights. City leaders halted fracking as they consider making their city the first in the state...  Sep 26  Comment 
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A jury verdict worth $308 million went against Boston Scientific Corp. in a licensing dispute, the company said in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Wednesday. The case heard in the Montgomery County Circuit Court of Maryland...
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By Hard Asset Investments: Osisko Gold Royalties (OTC:OKSKF), a new gold-focused royalty and streaming company that was spun-off from Osisko Mining (OTCPK:OSKFF) has announced that it has secured a $100 million revolving credit facility from the...
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GINA Rinehart and iron ore rival turned ally Angela Bennett have had a setback in their pursuit of Rio Tinto for $200 million.
DailyFinance  Sep 16  Comment 
MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 09/16/14 -- Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd (the "Company" or "Osisko") (TSX: OR) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with National Bank of Canada for a $100 million Revolving Credit...


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Payments made by one party, (the licensee) to another, (the licensor) for the use of assets owned by the licensor. In most cases royalties are periodic payments made for the continual use of assets. The amount of a royalties payment depends on how the two parties have agreed to calculate the royalties owed.

In the oil and gas industry, companies pay landowners a royalty rate for the right to extract natural resources, such as petroleum and natural gas, from the landowner's property. Similar agreements exist in the mining industry for minerals such as copper and silver. [1]

An override is a percentage payout to a person of a mineral interest or mineral lease, that is paid after drilling and production costs are taken out, before paying royalties, or that is paid by an agent or publisher or user to the creator of a work. [2]

From 1550s residuals, “royalties” attested by 1966. [3] Override from "over" + ridan "to ride." Originally literal, of cavalry, [4]


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