Hi Erik, I originally aproached Navision when this first came out with the 3.00 version of Attain (well not attain, ut what ever it was called during its metamorpisis back to Navision. (Navision SOlutions was it?) Anyway, the definition translates something like this. Scenario 1/ Assume you have companies in 4 countries, and they are all owned by one corporation, (at least 50%). Then say that in each country there are 10 offices, that are a part of the main company, but in fact are seperate legal entities. Now say you build one big Navision server in each country, with 3 seperate database, and each of the subsidiaries link in via Citrix. What is the licence issue: First each database must have its own full license. So you need to buy three licenses, one in each country. The country with 2 companies will run off the same server, so you only need one license in that country. In total you have another 40 remote sites connecting into Navision, and are using a seperate COMPANY with in that Database, so you need to purchase a total of 40 subsidiary licenses. AND you must also buy the actuall companies, i.e. the Unlimited companies granule. Scenario 2 You are a 2.60 customer, you have 1 Server supporting your company, your company has 100 affiliates, and all accounting is done centrally on the Main server. This Navision database has 102 companies, 1= Head Office, 1=Consolidation company, 100= Subsidiaries (all owned 100% or more). The subsidiaries connect via Citrix, you have One main license, and unlimited companies. Scenario 2a Now you upgrade to 3.60. You are required to purchase an additional 100 Subsidiary licenses to be permitted to run those subsidiaries ont he same server. Scenario 2b You upgrade to 3.60, but your company does not own 50% of each of the subsidiaries, you must buy 100 new navision licenses, since you are not permissted to run non subsidiaries on your existing license. It is all very clear, but a/ unenforceable except through the honor system, and b/ very hard to sell. Personally, I think it si right that Navision/Microsoft should obtain revenue from companies using NAvision in this way, it is just the question of how much, how to enforce, and how to be fair. I think some re-wording is required here by MS. I think this was a case of something that sounded good at the time.