Two Examples:

  • It is the social networking giant's biggest acquisition to date.

  • The deal to buy it includes $4bn in cash... plus an additional $3 billion in stock to WhatsApp's founders and employees at a later date.

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  • To date is 'short' for up until this date (which in this context means today.) At a later date means some time in the future (a date later than today.) – anongoodnurse Feb 20 '14 at 8:37
  • to date refers to the period of time which has occured until now.

I have collected 150 stamps to date.

  • at (some) date refers to the date mentioned. In your case, it says, 'at a later date', which means at some point in the future, i.e. some point in time later.

I will do the project at a later date.

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