Law in Finance

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  1. What is the difference between legal liability and public liability?

    Discover the differences between a general legal liability, a specific public liability and a professional indemnity in the ...
  2. What kinds of financial instruments are designated as “Securities” by Cabinet Order?

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Hot Definitions
  1. Over-The-Counter - OTC

    Over-The-Counter (or OTC) is a security traded in some context other than on a formal exchange such as the NYSE, TSX, AMEX, ...
  2. Quarter - Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4

    A three-month period on a financial calendar that acts as a basis for the reporting of earnings and the paying of dividends.
  3. Weighted Average Cost Of Capital - WACC

    Weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is a calculation of a firm's cost of capital in which each category of capital is ...
  4. Basis Point (BPS)

    A unit that is equal to 1/100th of 1%, and is used to denote the change in a financial instrument. The basis point is commonly ...
  5. Sharing Economy

    An economic model in which individuals are able to borrow or rent assets owned by someone else.
  6. Unlevered Beta

    A type of metric that compares the risk of an unlevered company to the risk of the market. The unlevered beta is the beta ...
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