IRS is Internal Revenue Service; also see INTEREST RATE SWAP.
SCIENTER THEORY is based on the word scienter, which is Latin for "having knowledge." In criminal law, the theory refers to knowledge by a defendant that his/her acts were illegal or his/her statements were lies and thus fraudulent. In securities, it is to knowingly transact a fraudulent securities deal.
LIRA (LIRI) is a currency of Malta.
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