Counterparties

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Counterparties

The parties on either side of an interest rate swap or a currency, equity or commodity swap, or to an options or futures position.

Counterparties

The persons or institutions engaging in a transaction. That is, the buyer and the seller of a good are the counterparties to the sale of that good. While it could apply to any transaction, the term is most common when referring to the counterparties of a swap.
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Cloud9 Technologies LLC has launched Cloud9 gateway service, connecting Cloud9 users to their trading counter parties, even if they are not yet using the Cloud9 application, using industry standard private line interfaces, the company said.
Further, the execution of transactions agreements must be in place with counter parties the Islamic treasury is transacting with, for which also before any of these executions, review and approvals by the Shariah Committee/Shariah Board must be obtained.
MARC's counterparty credit ratings are opinions on the ability of counter parties to honour senior obligations under financial contracts, including third party credit guarantees.
The firm and its counter parties have agreed to defer the immediate implementation of the project and to periodically reassess its rate of return as energy prices normalise.
The department conducted a meeting with the counter parties and policyholders of the bond insurance companies," said Andy Mais, spokesperson for the Insurance Department.
In conjunction, the Standstill Agreement restricts sales by Leucadia to counter parties who would hold, in excess of 4.