bearer securities
bearer securities; also bearer shares
Securities where proof of ownership is a certificate rather than a register of holders. In the UK, companies are required to keep a register of members and so bearer shares are more common outside the UK.
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  • bearer securities — papers which are registered in the name of a company and which indicate the value of a public company …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bearer security — see security Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. bearer security …   Law dictionary

  • bearer shares — bearer securities; also bearer shares Securities where proof of ownership is a certificate rather than a register of holders. In the UK, companies are required to keep a register of members and so bearer shares are more common outside the UK.… …   Law dictionary

  • bearer share — bearer securities; also bearer shares Securities where proof of ownership is a certificate rather than a register of holders. In the UK, companies are required to keep a register of members and so bearer shares are more common outside the UK.… …   Law dictionary

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  • bearer security — bearer bond A security for which proof of ownership is possession of the security certificate; this enables such bonds to be transferred from one person to another without registration. No register of ownership is kept by the company in whose… …   Accounting dictionary

  • bearer security — bearer bond A security for which proof of ownership is possession of the security certificate; this enables such bonds to be transferred from one person to another without registration. This is unusual as most securities are registered, so that… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • bearer security — A security whose owner is not registered on the books of the issuer. Exchange Handbook Glossary * * * bearer security bearer security ➔ security * * * bearer security UK US noun [C] (plural bearer securities) BANKING, FINANCE ► a bond or share… …   Financial and business terms

  • bearer debt securities — Debt securities issued in bearer (rather than registered) form, such as Eurobonds. Ownership passes by delivery and the certificate alone is proof of ownership. Related links debt security Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and… …   Law dictionary

  • bearer-debt securities — Debt securities issued in bearer (rather than registered) form, such as Eurobonds. Ownership passes by delivery and the certificate alone is proof of ownership. Related links debt security Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and… …   Law dictionary

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