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Key Person Insurance

DefinitionKey person insurance, also commonly called keyman insurance and key man insurance or 'key employee insurance', is an important form of business insurance. There is no legal definit

Kamikaze Defense

Kamikaze Defense What is 'Kamikaze Defense ' A type of takeover defense mechanism sometimes resorted to by a company that is the target of a hostile bid. Kamikaze defense involves reshapin

Killer Bees

Killer Bees What is 'Killer Bees' An individual or firm that helps a company fend off a takeover attempt. A killer bee uses defensive strategies to keep an attempted hostile takeover from

Kiting

Kiting What is 'Kiting' Kiting is the act of misrepresenting the value of a financial instrument for the purpose of extending credit obligations or increasing financial leverage. 2. A fr

Keepwell Agreement

Keepwell Agreement What is 'Keepwell Agreement' A contract between a parent company and its subsidiary to maintain solvency and financial backing throughout the term set in the agreement.

Katie Couric Clause

Katie Couric Clause What is 'Katie Couric Clause' A slang term for a controversial proposed clause from a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rule (formally known as the Executive Com

Key Rate

Key Rate What is 'Key Rate' The specific interest rate that determines bank lending rates and the cost of credit for borrowers. The two key interest rates in the United States are the disc

Hard Loan

Hard Loan What is 'Hard Loan' A foreign loan that must be paid in the currency of a nation that has stability and a reputation abroad for economic strength (a hard currency). Explaining

Kremlinomics

Kremlinomics What is 'Kremlinomics' A financial buzz word used to describe economic policies which some view to be overly leftist. Kremlinomics alludes to the communist policies of the Rus

Heads Of Agreement

Heads Of Agreement What is 'Heads Of Agreement' A non-binding document outlining the main issues relevant to a tentative partnership agreement. Heads of agreement represents the first step
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