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contractual liability


legal responsibility stated in contract a legal responsibility for something as set out formally in a written agreement

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    rate risk described in asset–liability management policies will be expanded to include the maturity and repricing characteristics of loans from the lender’s perspective. ALM managers already evaluate contractual loan payments and prepayments. They should also add modified payments, missed payments
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  • Correcting the Financial Crisis Failures of Asset-Liability Management (ALM) Risk Management

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    Asset–liability management (ALM) is a term whose meaning has evolved. Its use began in banks and insurance companies and has now extended to most financial institutions and corporations. The term risk management has also evolved. When we use the term “ALM risk management,” we do so in the spirit
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Definitions of ’contractual liability’ and meaning of ’contractual liability’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’contractual liability’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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