Definition of counterparty
: a party to a financial transaction
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Testimony from some of Citigroup’s top bankers, including Carey Lathrop and Brian Archer, will shed the first light on the unwinding of Lehman trades and the management of such counterparty risk.
As the shares have hit historical lows, and with continued uncertainty over whether the German government has plans to step in, some investors are having second thoughts about using Deutsche Bank as a counterparty.
At one point, Overstock hired some of the primary developers behind Counterparty, but these engineers have since left the company.
The other hope, says Robby Dermody, one of the CounterParty developers hired by Overstock, is that the system will allow startups to more easily take their companies public.
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