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The Book of Jargon® – European Capital Markets and Bank Finance

An interactive glossary of acronyms, slang, and industry terminology.

Book of Jargon European Capital Markets & Bank Finance

The Book of Jargon® – International Arbitration

An interactive glossary of acronyms, slang, and industry terminology.

Book of Jargon International Arbitration

The Book of Jargon® – Project Finance

An interactive glossary of acronyms, slang, and industry terminology.

Book of Jargon Project Finance

The Book of Jargon® – Blockchain, Crypto & Web3

An interactive glossary of acronyms, slang, and industry terminology.

Book of Jargon Blockchain Crypto & Web3

The Book of Jargon® – Blockchain, Crypto & Web3

An interactive glossary of acronyms, slang, and industry terminology.

Book of Jargon Blockchain Crypto & Web3

Roadshow

the trip around Europe (or around the world), often on private jets, that Issuers and bankers (but not lawyers) go on in order to meet with potential purchasers of the Securities being offered. This is the heart of the marketing process in a Securities offering. See also One-on-Ones.

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Pathological Arbitration Clause

literally, a diseased provision for Arbitration, meaning that the provision is unworkable.
Typically, a clause will be pathological because it provides for conflicting or non existent matters, such as an Arbitral Institution that does not exist or court and Arbitration proceedings at the same time.

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Haircut

a discount off Par in selling a loan.

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Fish

a person who holds an insignificant amount of Cryptocurrency relative to the size of the market. The term is named for a person’s exposure to market movements caused by Whales. A Fish is also known as a Minnow.
See also Dolphin.

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Token Velocity

the number of times a Token changes hands during a period of time.

Word of the Day®

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