Difference between revisions of "Netting"

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An agreed offsetting of positions or obligations by trading partners or participants.  
 
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Netting may take several forms which have varying degrees of legal enforceability in the event of default of one of the parties.
 
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More broadly, any other situation in which offsetting positive and negative amounts are combined, with the result of producing a smaller net positive or negative amount.
  
  

Revision as of 14:58, 9 May 2015

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An agreed offsetting of positions or obligations by trading partners or participants.

The netting reduces a large number of individual positions or obligations to a smaller number of obligations or positions.

Netting may take several forms which have varying degrees of legal enforceability in the event of default of one of the parties.


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More broadly, any other situation in which offsetting positive and negative amounts are combined, with the result of producing a smaller net positive or negative amount.


See also