Glossary

Fair value

A security value calculated using a theoretical pricing model that takes into account factors on which the price depends.

FATCA – Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) is part of the tax legislation package that came into effect in the United States (US) in 2010. FATCA is aimed at preventing tax evasion by US taxpayers receiving income from foreign financial institutions. FATCA requires foreign financial institutions to enter into an agreement with the US tax authorities that obligates them to disclose all material data on their US clients to the US tax authorities.

Financial result

Income and expenses for capital assets and interest. This includes, for example, income from securities, loans, real estate and equity interests, as well as bank interest, and expenses incurred in the financial area, such as scheduled depreciation on owned real estate, unscheduled writedowns of securities to listed market prices, bank fees, etc.