The two-character ISO 3166 country code for BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY .
20% cushion rule
20% cushion rule Guideline that revenues from facilities financed by municipal bonds should exceed the operating budget plus maintenance costs and debt service by at least 20% to allow for unforeseen expenses.
Abandonment option The option of terminating an
investment earlier than originally planned.
Absolute priority Rule in bankruptcy proceedings
requiring senior creditors to be paid in full before junior creditors receive any payment.