Glossary

Updated 17 October 2016

The Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI) provides this glossary of payments and market infrastructure terminology as a reference to the standard terms and definitions used in connection with payment, clearing, settlement and related arrangements. Current definitions are now shown alongside the previous ones. You can generate a PDF version of the glossary here.

cross-border collateral

The assets accepted as collateral, when at least one of the following is foreign: (a) the currency of denomination, (b) the jurisdiction in which the assets are located, or (c) the jurisdiction in which the issuer is established.

Updated: 16 Jun 2015

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 Additional terms that are not included in the main glossary can be found in the previous version of the glossary.