Commercial Paper

Debt obligations with Maturities of between 1 and 270 days; usually backed by some form of Credit Enhancement. Commercial Paper is often said to be issued in “tranches.”

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Any note, stock, treasury stock, bond, debenture, evidence of indebtedness, certificate of interest or evidence of any participation in any profit-sharing agreement.

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Securities Act of 1933

Law designed to ensure that investors are provided with material information about new issues of securities offered for sale to the public.