in The New Oxford Companion to Law
January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 745 words.
Securities are financial instruments issued by entities for the purpose of raising finance through the markets. Securities support market finance,
in A Dictionary of Economics
January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 84 words.
A paper asset. Securities include government debt, both long- and short-term, company shares, and company debt. Securities may be registered,
Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 5065 words.
in English Private Law
August 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Civil Law; Company and Commercial Law. 53548 words.
A security for an obligation is something that makes it more likely that the obligation will eventually be fulfilled. It makes the creditor more secure. English law recognizes broadly two...
May 2013; p ublished online October 2017 .
Book. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 336 pages.
From national security and social security to homeland and cyber-security, “security” has become one of the most overused words in culture and politics today. Yet it also remains one of the...
in Work and Pay in the United States and Japan
January 1998; p ublished online October 2011 .
Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 20268 words.
The role of security in the employment systems of Japan and the U.S. is evaluated in this chapter. In particular, the benefits and costs associated with two types of security—employment...
in The Handbook of International Financial Terms
January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 53 words.
Tradable claims on a corporation or the state. Securities is a generic term for both debt claims, such as bonds
in The Oxford Companion to International Relations
January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: International Relations. 3541 words.
The quest for security is a constant and principal endeavor in international relations: constant, because remedies to insecurity are never
in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 320 words.
Locks ensured security for unguarded valuables. Specialist lock makers (Lat. claustrarius) in the Roman Empire made fixed locks and
in The Law of Property
March 2002; p ublished online March 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: Civil Law. 11550 words.
This chapter deals with security, an arrangement which is collateral to an obligation and makes the creditor more sure of performance. Unlike other property rights, a security interest...
in Principles of Banking Law
February 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .
Chapter. Subjects: Commercial Law. 13120 words.
This chapter discusses security in lending. Lending is in some cases unsecured, where the standing of the borrower is such that the banks cannot demand it or, because of the...
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in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 54 words.
Security Council a permanent body of the United Nations seeking to maintain peace and security. It consists of fifteen members, of which five (China, France, the UK, the US, and Russia) are...