Company Limited By Guarantee And Its Uses

In British and Irish company law a company limited by guarantee LBG is an alternative type of corporation used primarily for nonprofit organizations that require legal personality. A company limited by guarantee does not usually have a share capital or shareholders but instead has members who act as guarantors. The guarantors give an undertaking to […]

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How to implement an accounting information system

An accounting information system (AIS) is a system of collecting, storing and processing financial and accounting data that are used by decision makers. An accounting information system is generally a computer-based method for tracking accounting activity in conjunction with information technology resources. The resulting financial reports can be used internally by management or externally by […]

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Collateral Finance In Lending Arrangements

In lending agreements, collateral is a borrower’s pledge of specific property to a lender, to secure repayment of a loan. The collateral serves as a lender’s protection against a borrower’s default and so can be used to offset the loan if the borrower fails to pay the principal and interest satisfactorily under the terms of […]

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Fixed Deposit As A Financial Instrument

A fixed deposit (FD) is a financial instrument provided by banks or NBFCs which provides investors a higher rate of interest than a regular savings account, until the given maturity date. It may or may not require the creation of a separate account. It is known as a term deposit or time deposit in Canada, […]

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Credit card hijacking

Credit card hijacking is a form of credit card fraud and the term is used when a person’s credit card is used by an unauthorized person (e.g. a thief or overaggressive vendor) to buy goods or services. The credit card owner usually has trouble reasserting control over the card, because usually he or she doesn’t […]

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