Definitions for underwriting
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the business of an underwriter,
Underwriting refers to the process that a large financial service provider uses to assess the eligibility of a customer to receive their products. The name derives from the Lloyd's of London insurance market. Financial bankers, who would accept some of the risk on a given venture in exchange for a premium, would literally write their names under the risk information that was written on a Lloyd's slip created for this purpose.
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