CASH SWEEP Definition

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CASH SWEEP is the use of surplus cash to prepay debt or provide extra security for lenders, instead of paying it out to investors.

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CR, in accounting, is an acronym for Credit Record. See CREDIT RECORD.

GENERALLY ACCEPTED AUDITING STANDARDS (GAAS), in the US, are the broad rules and guidelines set down by the Auditing Standards Board of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). In carrying out work for a client, a certified public accountant would apply the generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) if they fail to do so, they can be held to be in violation of the AICPAs code of professional ethics.

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