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UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE (UCC) Definition
UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE (UCC) is a collection of modernized, codified, and standardized laws that apply to all commercial transactions with the exception of real property. Developed under the direction of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, the American Law Institute, and the American Bar Association (ABA), it first became U.S. law in 1972. Since that time, it has undergone a process of constant revision.
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STATUTORY LAW is law enacted by the legislative branch of government, as distinguished from case law or common law.
CURRENCY SWAP is an exchange of two currencies according to an agreement to re-exchange the currencies at the same rate at a specified future date. During the term of the agreement, exchanges of interest payments denominated in the respective currencies also may occur.