Glossary

271 resources
A v A application
ABI
ABS
ACT
ADR
ADR Pledge
ADS
AESOP
AGM
AGM season
AIM
AIM Company
AIM Designated Market
AIM Note for Investing Companies
AIM Note for Mining, Oil and Gas Companies
AIM Rules for Companies
AIM Rules for Nominated Advisers
APC
ARA
ASB
ASC
ASP
ATE insurance
ATED
ATS
Abatement (of legacies)
Above the line
Absolute discharge
Absolute leasehold title
Abstract of title
Abuse of process
Acas early conciliation
Accelerated receipt
Accelerated structured bond offering
Acceleration
Acceptable behaviour contract
Acceptance condition
Acceptance credits
Acceptance testing
Accepted market practice
Accepting house
Accession negotiations
Accommodation bill
Accord d'atypique
Accordion feature
Account of profits
Accounting Standards Board (ASB)
Accounting Standards Committee (ASC)
Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI)
Accounting offset
Accounting period
Accounting reference date
Accredited investors
Accruals basis
Accrued income scheme
Accrued interest
Accumulated income
Accumulation and maintenance trust
Accumulation period
Acid test ratio
Acknowledgment of service
Acquisition
Acquisition accounting
Acting in concert
Action for an agreed sum
Action for the price
Active member
Active sales
Activity condition
Activity direction
Activity rules
Actual value
Actuarial reserve
Actuarial valuation
Actuary
Ad hoc arbitration
Ad valorem
Additional adoption leave (AAL)
Additional award
Additional liability
Additional maternity leave (AML)
Additional paternity leave (APL)
Additional state pension
Adeem
Ademption (of legacies)
Adjudication
Adjuster
Administered arbitration
Administering authority
Administration
Administration (of a deceased's estate)
Administration levy
Administrative receiver
Administrative receivership
Administrator
Administrator (of a deceased's estate)
Admissible rules
Admission
Admission (AIM)
Admission agreement
Admission and Disclosure Standards
Admission document
Admission to trading
Adopted proposals map
Adoption
Adultery
Adults' barred list
Advance
Advance clearance procedure
Advance corporation tax (ACT)
Advance decision
Advance payment bond
Advance payment guarantee
Advance pricing agreement
Advanced Skills Teacher (AST)
Advancement
Advertising Standards Authority (ASA)
Advisory Committee
Advisory rights
Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas)
Affidavit
Affiliation privilege
Affirmation of contract
African Loan Market Association (ALMA)
Agency
Agency cross
Agency worker
Agent
Aggravated damages
Aggravating factors
Aggregate deductible
Agistment
Agreed bid
Agri-environment schemes
Agricultural property relief (APR)
Agriculture
Agriculture Council
Alcatel letter
Alienation
Alienation covenant
All employee share ownership plan (AESOP)
All moneys
All monies
Allocation
Allocation questionnaire
Allotment
Alpha stocks
Alphabet notes
Alter ego principle
Alteration rules
Alternate director
Alternative dispute resolution (ADR)
Alternative service
Alternatively secured pension (ASP)
Ameliorating waste
Amend and extend
American Cyanamid principles
American Depositary Receipts (ADRs)
American Depositary Shares (ADSs)
American Jobs Creation Act 2004
Amortisation
Amortisation of principal
Amortise on an annuity basis
Anchor statements
Anchor tenant
Ancillary order
Annex documents
Annual accounts
Annual accounts and reports
Annual allowance
Annual allowance charge
Annual bonus plan
Annual general meeting (AGM)
Annual information update
Annual monitoring report (AMR)
Annual report
Annual return
Annualised hours contract
Annuity
Answer
Ante-nuptial agreement
Ante-nuptial settlement
Anti-deprivation principle
Anti-social behaviour injunction (ASBI)
Anti-social behaviour order (ASBO)
Anticipatory breach
Anticipatory credits
Anton Piller order
Appeal
Appellant
Applets
Applicable accounting standards
Applicant
Applicant
Application
Application for a civil partnership order
Application for a matrimonial order
Application notice
Application service provider (ASP)
Applications
Applications development
Applications maintenance
Applications system
Appointed representative
Appointment (of all or part of a trust fund)
Apportionment
Apprenticeship agreement
Apprenticeship framework
Approved executive share option scheme
Approved profit sharing scheme
Approved scheme
Approved withdrawal arrangement
Arbeitsamt
Arbitrage
Arbitrageur
Arbitration
Arbitrator
Architect's certificate
Area action plan (AAP)
Area development agreement
Area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB)
Arising basis
Arrangement fee
Arranger
Arrears
Arrestment
Article 101
Article 102
Article 267 reference
Articles of association
Assent
Assessment period
Asset freezing order
Asset stripping
Asset-backed commercial paper (ABCP)
Asset-backed securities (ABS)
Asset-linked securities
Assets Recovery Agency (ARA)
Assignation
Assignment
Associate
Associated employer
Association of British Insurers (ABI)
Assumption
Assurance
Assured tenancy
Attachment
Attachment of earnings
Attestation
Attestation clause
Attorney
Attorney General
Atypical worker
Auction sale
Auditor's report
Authorised contractual scheme (ACS)
Authorised guarantee agreement
Authorised payment
Authorised person
Authorised share capital
Authorised unit trust
Authorities
Automatic enrolment scheme
Automatically unfair dismissal
Autorité des marchés financiers
Availability period
Aval
Avaliser
Average money case
Avoir fiscal
Award criteria
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