CHARGEBACK Definition

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CHARGEBACK, in the credit industry, occurs when a credit card processor 'charges back' to the merchant the cost of returned items or incorrect orders that the customer claims were made to his or her credit card.

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SPECIAL PURPOSE VEHICLE (SPV) is an organization constructed with a limited purpose or life. Frequently, these Special Purpose Vehicles serve as conduits or pass through organizations or corporations. In relation to securitisation, it means the entity which would hold the legal rights over the assets transferred by the originator.

YANKEE BOND is a dollar bond issued by a non-U.S. borrower in the United States.

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