Glossary History

Change Date Description of Changes
April 2007 Initial Launch
July 2007 Amendment of definition of "Administrator(s)"
July 2011 Inclusion of Capital Markets Rulebook Definitions
January 2012 Clarified definition of independent director; amended definition of chief executive; added definition of listed company.
April 2012 Definitions with references to Module CIU deleted as these are now covered under Volume 7.
April 2013 Amended definition for discount broker.
Added definitions for external trading member, financial services, licensee, market maker and proprietary trading member.
January 2014 New glossary terms added to incorporate terms for Module OFS.
October 2014 Added definition for relevant authorities.
July 2016 Amended definition of politically exposed person (PEP).
Added and amended terms and definitions used in Modules AML, CSD, MAE and MIR.
October 2017 Amended definition of Beneficial Owner.
October 2017 New glossary terms added to incorporate terms for crowdfunding.core.
January 2019 New glossary terms added to incorporate terms for market makers.
April 2019 New glossary terms added to incorporate terms for Crypto Asset Module (CRA).
October 2019 Added definition of Disinterested Shares.
October 2019 Amended definition of Offer.
October 2019 Amended definition of Professional Adviser.
October 2019 Added definition of Relevant Person(s).
October 2019 Added definition of Securities Exchange Offer.
October 2019 Amended definition of Share Repurchase.
October 2019 Added definition of Standstill Agreement.
October 2019 Added definition of Takeover.
October 2019 Added definition of Voluntary Offer.
October 2019 Added definition of Voting Rights.
October 2019 Added definition of 'without delay'.
January 2020 Added definition of Beneficiary.
January 2020 Added definition of Beneficiary financial institution.
January 2020 Amended definition of Capital Market Service Provider.
January 2020 Added definition of Client Assets.
January 2020 Added definition of Client Money.
January 2020 Added definition of Correspondent Account Services.
January 2020 Added definition of Intermediary Financial Institution.
January 2020 Added definition of Ordering Financial Institution.
January 2020 Added definition of Originator.
January 2020 Added definition of Payable-through Account.
January 2020 Added definition of Respondent Financial Institution.
January 2020 Added definition of Shell Financial Institution.
July 2020 Amended definition of Independent director.
October 2020 Amended definition of Accredited Investor(s).
October 2020 Added point (f) in definition of Independent director..