legal owner

In relation to a particular security, the person entitled to enforce, against the issuer, rights conferred on a holder by its constitutional documents. In the case of a security in registered form, the registered holder.

Euroclear glossary. 2008.

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  • legal owner — see owner Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • legal owner — In relation to a particular security, the person entitled to enforce, against the issuer, rights conferred on a holder by its constitutional documents. In the case of a security in registered form, the registered holder. Euroclear Clearing and… …   Financial and business terms

  • owner — own·er n: one with an interest in and often dominion over property: as a: legal owner in this entry b: one with the right to exclusive use, control, or possession of property c: a purchaser under a contract for the sale of real property see also …   Law dictionary

  • owner — The person in whom is vested the ownership, dominion, or title of property; proprietor. He who has dominion of a thing, real or personal, corporeal or incorporeal, which he has a right to enjoy and do with as he pleases, even to spoil or destroy… …   Black's law dictionary

  • legal possessor — One who, but for the reservation of strict legal title in conditional vendor, or the giving of a strict legal title in a conditional vendor, or the giving of a strict legal title to a chattel mortgagee, would have the status of a full and… …   Black's law dictionary

  • legal — 1. Conforming to the law; according to law; required or permitted by law; not forbidden or discountenanced by law; good and effectual in law; of or pertaining to the law; lawful. Freeman v. Fowler Packing Co., 135 Kan. 378, 11 P.2d 276, 277. See… …   Black's law dictionary

  • LEGAL PERSON — LEGAL PERSON, a body of men or of property which the law, in imitation of the personality of human beings, treats artificially as subject of rights and duties independent of its component parts. The classic example of a legal person is the  … …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Legal Information Institute — (LII) The home page of LII on 03/03/2010 URL law.cornell.edu Slogan Providing free online ac …   Wikipedia

  • Owner — Own er, n. One who owns; a rightful proprietor; one who has the legal or rightful title, whether he is the possessor or not. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • owner of an estate in land — index landholder, landlord, landowner Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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