in the case of

in the case of (someone or something)

In reference to; in the instance of; concerning. Well, in the case of your sister, we didn't have to give her a curfew because she never stayed out late.
See also: case, of

in the case of someone or something

in the matter of someone or something; in the instance of someone or something. In the case of John, I think we had better allow his request. In the case of this woman, we'll not grant permission.
See also: case, of

in the case of

Regarding, in the matter of, in that instance. For example, In the case of James, they decided to promote him to the next grade. [Late 1300s] Also see in case, def. 2.
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Trade procedures should ensure that the reconciled authorized orders are executed recorded, confirmed, settled in the customer's account and in the case of TSC or deemed TSC broker, the broker maintains the segregated custody of customer balances to prevent misuse of client funds.
In the case of TSC or deemed TSC broker, the securities brokers should demonstrate that funds of clients are not used for brokers own benefit.
In the case of TSC or deemed TSC broker, the securities broker should keep records of all amounts deposited into the designated bank account(s), specifying the customers on whose behalf the amounts are held and the dates on which the amounts were received and all payments from the designated bank account(s) through cross cheques or other banking channels, the dates of those payments, and the names of the customers on whose behalf the payments are made.
The Florida Supreme Court addressed the constitutionality of the no-fault property damage statute in the case of Kluger v.
In the case of John Hancock Life Insurance Company (USA), in 2004 and 2003, the insurer was able to use loss carry forwards to reduce its tax bill, says Patrick Gill, senior vice president and comptroller with the company, based in Boston.
In the case of General American, he says, the rise in taxes paid was due to an increase in earnings as well as a loss of tax carry forwards.
Workers' compensation covers employees in the case of injury, disability or death resulting from workplace hazards.
The importance of subjecting the government's anti-terrorism strategy to public scrutiny was evidenced in the case of Malek Zeidan.
(24) The intense public interest in the case of Elian Gonzalez, a young Cuban boy who was paroled to relatives in Miami, helped to highlight concerns about the INS's detention and treatment of so many other children.
These people can no longer enter, or--as in the case of a Canadian businessman found to have passed a few bad checks 20 years earlier--they are jailed.
She said in the case of an unaccompanied minor, INS regulations say it must "attempt to remedy the situation by finding the child's parent or legal guardian, even if that person is outside the United States."
In the case of Mbanefo, McChesney served as a vital link to the Ibo Catholic community.
In the case of a person who moves to or from the United States during the year, this allows a treaty-based residency determination for any portion of the year during which dual residency exists (Regs.
Canada adopted this argument in the case of the Ecuadoran woman, who had repeatedly asked for police protection to no avail.
I was specifically interested in the case of a Minneapolis woman who had become the target of FBI harassment after she had hosted a group of West Bank mayors during their tour of the United States.