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Credit derivatives terminology

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Restructuring: Generically in context of financial instruments, refers to the rescheduling or alteration of terms of the instrument, generally adversely affecting the interest of the instrument holder. For example, elongating the repayment terms of a loan, or reducing security, etc. In ISDA definitions, restructuring as a credit event is defined as events as a result of which the terms, as agreed by the reference entity or governmental authority and the holders of the relevant obligation, governing the relevant obligation have become less favourable to the holders that they would otherwise have been. These events include a reduction in the principal amount or interest payable under the obligation, a postponement of payment, a change in ranking in priority of payment or any other composition of payment.

 

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