International Swap Dealers Association (ISDA)

Definition:

Formed in 1985 to promote uniform practices in the writing, trading, and settlement of swaps and other derivatives.

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Dedicated capital

Total par value (number of shares issued, multiplied by the par value of each share). Also called dedicated value.

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