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  • n. One who issues, emits, or publishes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who issues, emits, or publishes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who issues or emits: as, the issuer of a proclamation, a promissory note, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an institution that issues something (securities or publications or currency etc.)


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  • 302, Corporate Responsibility For Financial Reports, mandates that the CEO and CFO of each issuer shall certify the \ "appropriateness of the financial statements and disclosures contained in the periodic report, and that those financial statements and disclosures fairly present, in all material respects, the operations and financial condition of the issuer\".

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  • UBS's long-term issuer default rating was cut to A from A-plus.

    Fitch Downgrades UBS, Warns Others

  • According to documents on Moody's website tracing the history of Toyota's and Japan's respective ratings, the Tuesday downgrade takes Toyota's long-term issuer credit rating below Japan's for the first time since the agency issued ratings to either: 1981 for Japan's long-term domestic currency rating, and 1995 for Toyota.

    Toyota Debt Rating Dinged; Honda Expects Tough Slog

  • Moody's on Monday cut Tepco's long-term issuer rating to B1 from Baa3 and lowered its senior secured rating to Ba2 from Baa2.

    Tepco Credit Rating Cut to 'Junk'

  • The ratings firm lowered its long-term issuer default rating to A, five notches into investment grade, from A-plus and removed the ratings from watch for a possible downgrade.

    Fitch Lowers H-P Rating One Notch

  • It also cut the long-term issuer default and viability ratings on Barclays , Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank .

    European Stocks Slip

  • On Thursday, Fitch Ratings placed a negative ratings watch on Deutsche Bank's long-term issuer default rating of AA-minus, saying it will examine the bank's capacity to achieve its target capitalization, which will be affected by the introduction of new capital requirements under Basel III regulations.

    German Bankers Argue Against Capital Plans

  • The rating agency Moody's Wednesday put its Aa1 senior unsecured ratings and its Aa2 long term issuer ratings for BP on negative outlook, to reflect the "considerable uncertainty" associated with the liabilities and cleanup costs the company may incur as a result of the oil spill.

    Effort to Raise BP's Liability Cap Gains Momentum

  • Though state guaranty associations cover immediate annuities, typically to $100,000, an annuity from a failed issuer is a problem most people would rather avoid.

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  • The rise was broad-based, with Sony jumping 4.5% and Toshiba gaining 9.5% as investors overlooked negative news, including a downgrade of Toshiba's long-term issuer default ratings by Fitch Ratings.

    Tokyo shares surge 4.6%


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