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(US) Includes any of the following:
1) a swap dealer;
2) a security-based swap dealer;
3) a major swap participant;
4) a major security-based swap participant;
5) a commodity pool;
6) a private fund;
7) an employee benefit plan; or
8) a person predominantly engaged in activities in the business of banking or financial in nature.
* see also financial counterparty (EU)