Mareva injunction Injunction that prevents the transfer of funds until a case concerning them has been heard in the UK courts.

margin Term with three meanings: 1. It is the proportion of the total cost of a product or service that

represents the producer’s profits. 2. When trading commodities or financial futures, it is the proportion

of the contract that is put up. 3. Legally, a payment on account of a purchase, conferring ownership

with its attendant risks and privileges upon the buyer, but subjecting him to a lien on the purchase to the extent that credit is advanced to finance the full purchase price secured by the purchase. The practice is more common in the USA than in the UK, where most dealing is done on account.