International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)

Definition:

The group that creates and issues the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). It is the successor to the IASC (International Accounting Standards Committee,) which created the IAS (International Accounting Standards).

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Mortgage bond

A bond in which the issuer has granted the bondholders a lien against the pledged assets. See: Collateral trust bonds

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