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COMPLEX SWAP Definition & Legal Meaning

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An OVERTHECOUNTER SWAP that is modified with respect to time, price, NOTIONAL principal, and/or payoff to produce unique RISK MANAGEMENT, investment, or speculative results. Certain complex swaps have risky payout profiles/LIABILITIES and demand considerable technical resources to ensure proper pricing and management. Also known as EXOTIC SWAP.


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