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A1

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Social Sciences; Economics. 102 words.

A description of property or a person that is in the best condition. In marine insurance, before a vessel can be insured, it has to be inspected to check its condition. If it is ‘maintained...

AADFI

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Social Sciences; Economics. 10 words.

Abbreviation for *Association of African Development Finance Institutions.

ABA

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Social Sciences; Economics. 7 words.

Abbreviation for *American Bankers Association.

abandonment

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Social Sciences; Economics. 26 words.

1. The surrender of title, rights, or claim to financial assets or any other type of property.

2. Not exercising an ...

abandonment option

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Social Sciences; Economics. 51 words.

A clause in a contract that gives one or both parties the right to withdraw from the agreement at will, usually without limitation and without penalty. This is particularly common in...

Abbott, Horace

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 845 words.

Abbott, Horace (29 July 1806–08 August 1887), manufacturer, was born in Sudbury, Massachusetts, the son of Alpheus Abbott and Lydia Fay, farmers. His father died when Abbott was quite...

abbreviated accounts

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Social Sciences; Economics. 71 words.

Formerly, a shorter form of annual accounts that could be filed by an entity qualifying as a small company under the Companies Act. Under the new EU ...

ABC method

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Social Sciences; Economics. 5 words.

ABCP

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Social Sciences; Economics. 7 words.

Abbreviation for asset-backed *commercial paper.

Abernethy, George

Kathryn D. Snavely.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Banking. 1043 words.

Abernethy, George (07 October 1807–02 May 1877), businessman and provisional governor of Oregon, was born in New York City, the son of William Abernethy, a shoemaker; the name of his mother...