49 CFR 534.3 - Definitions.
(a) Statutory definitions and terms. All terms used in 49 U.S.C. Chapter 329 are used according to their statutory meaning.
(b) As used in this part -
“Control relationship” means the relationship that exists between manufacturers that control, are controlled by, or are under common control with, one or more other manufacturers.
“Predecessor” means a manufacturer whose rights have been vested in and whose burdens have been assumed by another manufacturer.
“Successor” means a manufacturer that has become vested with the rights and assumed the burdens of another manufacturer.