CONSIGNMENT Definition

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CONSIGNMENT is when goods are offered for sale on behalf of another without the seller actually purchasing or taking title to the goods. Only when there is a subsequent sale does the owner receive any payment.

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FACE-AMOUNT CERTIFICATE is a debt security issued by face amount. The holder makes payments periodically to the issues, and the issuer promises to pay the purchaser the face value at maturity or the surrendered value if the security is presented by the maturity specified in the certificate.

PROFESSIONAL SUBSCRIBER means all other persons who do not meet the definition of Non-Professional Subscriber. See NON-PROFESSIONAL SUBSCRIBER.

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