alienation of assets

The sale by a borrower of some or all of the assets that form the actual or implied security for a loan. It is therefore common practice to include a clause in the document setting up a loan, which restricts the disposal of the borrower's assets to specific circumstances.

Accounting dictionary. 2014.

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