Glossary

Updated 23 September 2018

This glossary offers definitions of technical terms commonly used in the BIS Quarterly Review.

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risk transfer

Technique for transferring credit risk from the immediate counterparty to an ultimate counterparty. Outward risk transfers reallocate claims out of the country of the immediate counterparty. Inward risk transfers reallocate claims into the country of the ultimate counterparty.

Updated: 11 Dec 2016
risk transfer

Technique for transferring credit risk from the immediate counterparty to an ultimate counterparty. Outward risk transfers reallocate claims out of the country of the immediate counterparty. Inward risk transfers reallocate claims into the country of the ultimate counterparty.

Updated: 11 Dec 2016