Structured note

Structured note means a debt instrument that:
(1) Has a principal amount, redemption amount, or stated maturity that is subject to reduction based on the performance of any asset, entity, index, or embedded derivative or similar embedded feature;
(2) Has an embedded derivative or similar embedded feature that is linked to one or more equity securities, commodities, assets, or entities;
(3) Does not specify a minimum principal amount that becomes due upon acceleration or early termination; or
(4) Is not classified as debt under GAAP, provided that an instrument is not a structured note solely because it is one or both of the following:
(i) An instrument that is not denominated in U.S. dollars; or
(ii) An instrument where interest payments are based on an interest rate index.


12 CFR § 252.61

Scoping language

For purposes of this subpart:

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