Codes: SALI Player Role
Version: LMSS v1.0
  Date: 2020-01-13
Category Description Code Full Code Related Services 
Appellant  An appellant is a person, company or entity that applies to a higher court for a reversal of the decision of a lower court.  APPL  APPL  Process: Dispute: Appellate C
Applicant/Petitioner  An applicant or petitioner is a person who files a petition or makes an application or the person who is applying for a legal remedy to a problem.  APPT  APPT  Process: Dispute
Acquiree  An acquiree is a company or entity that is being acquired or purchased in a merger or acquisition transaction. The acquiree is also known as the target firm during a takeover scenario.  AQRE  AQRE  Process: Transaction: Merger and Acquisition
Acquiror  An acquiror is the surviving company or entity once a merger takes place.  AQRR  AQRR  Process: Transaction: Merger and Acquisition
Arbitrator  An arbitrator is an independent person or body appointed to hear a dispute in arbitration.  ARBT  ARBT  Process: Disputes
Assignee  An assignee is a person, company or entity who receives the transfer of property, title or rights from a contract. The assignee receives the transfer from the assignor.  ASGE  ASGE  Process: Transaction
Assignor  An assignor is a person, company or entity who transfers rights they hold to another entity. The assignor transfers to the assignee.  ASGR  ASGR  Process: Transaction
Borrower  A borrower is a person, company, or entity that obtains funds from a business or individual for a specified period of time upon condition of promising to repay the loan.  BORR  BORR  Process: Transaction: Loan
Broker  A broker is an individual or firm employed by others to plan and organize sales or negotiate contracts for a commission.  BROK  BROK  Process: Transaction
Buyer  A buyer or purchaser generally means a person, company or entity contracting with a seller for services or merchandise to be provided or delivered for a named individual. In a strict legal sense, a buyer may also include someone who acquires title to something by deed, devise, execution, prescription, possession, occupancy, or escheat.  BUYR  BUYR  Process: Transaction
Creditor  A creditor is a person or company to whom money is owed. Also, a party to which a bankruptcy debtor owes money.  CRED  CRED  Process: Transaction; Bankruptcy
Creditors' Committee (level 2) A creditors' committee serves to represent the interests of unsecured creditors in bankruptcy court proceedings and also in negotiations between the debtor and other groups. The entity defined by U.S. Bankruptcy Code in Section 1102(a)(1) to represent unsecured creditors.  OCUC  CRED-OCUC  Process: Transaction; Bankruptcy
Secured Creditor (Level 2) A secured creditor is any creditor or lender associated with an investment in or issuance of a credit product backed by collateral. Secured creditors have a first-order claim on the payouts of a distressed credit investment.  SCRD  CRED-SCRD  Process: Transaction; Bankruptcy
Unsecured Creditor (Level 2) An unsecured creditor is an individual or institution that lends money without obtaining specified assets as collateral. If a borrower fails to make payment on debt that is unsecured, the creditor cannot take any of the borrower's assets without winning a lawsuit first.  UCRD  CRED-UCRD  Process: Transaction; Bankruptcy
Debtor-In-Possession  A debtor in possession in United States bankruptcy law is a person or corporation who has filed a bankruptcy petition, but remains in possession of property upon which a creditor has a lien or similar security interest.  DBIP  DBIP  Process: Bankruptcy
Debtor  A debtor is a person or institution that owes a sum of money. Also, a debtor in a bankruptcy proceeding.  DEBT  DEBT  Process: Transaction; Bankruptcy
Defendant  A defendant or respondent is a person or group against whom a criminal or civil action is brought. Actions include dispute matters (litigation, arbitration or mediation) or bankruptcy matters.  DEFT  DEFT  Process: Dispute; Bankruptcy
Director  A director is the head of an organization, either elected or appointed, who generally has certain powers and duties relating to management or administration. A corporation's board of directors is composed of a group of people who are elected by the shareholders to make important company policy decisions.  DIRC  DIRC  Process: Multiple
Dealer  A dealer is a person, company, or entity that buys and sells securities for his or her or its own account and not for others.  DLER  DLER  Process: Transaction
Employee  An employee is a person who is hired for a wage, salary, fee or payment to perform work for an employer.  EMPE  EMPE  Process: Transactions
Employer  An employer is a person or entity who hires another to performs service under an express or implied agreement and has control, or the right to control, over the manner and means of performing the services. An employer has the right to control an employee.  EMPR  EMPR  Process: Transactions
Exchange  An exchange is a marketplace where securities, commodities, derivatives and other financial instruments are traded.  EXCH  EXCH  Process: Transaction
Expert  An expert is a person engaged on behalf of a party or party in interest to a dispute to provide services as a consulting or testifying expert. (A testifying expert would also be a "witness.")  EXPT  EXPT  Process: Disputes
Independent Committee  An independent committee is a group of people assembled to conduct an activity independent of the management of a company, often in connection with an internal investigation or approval of an interested party transaction. Also known as a "special committee."  INCO  INCO  Process: Dispute
Investigator/Examiner  An investigator or examiner person or group that conducts investigations or examinations on behalf of a governmental criminal or regulatory agency or self-regulatory organization, or in connection with internal, congressional, or other investigations.  INEX  INEX  Process: Dispute
Investor  An investor is a person, company or entity that qualifies under the Securities Act of 1933 and related Securities and Exchange Commission regulations as one having sufficient knowledge and expertise in financial matters to weigh the value and risks of an investment.  INVR  INVR  Process: Transaction
Issuer  An issuer is a legal entity that develops, registers and sells securities to finance its operations. Issuers may be corporations, investment trusts, or domestic or foreign governments.  ISSU  ISSU  Process: Transaction
Judge  A judge is a public official appointed to decide cases in a court of law.  JUDG  JUDG  Process: Disputes
Lessee  A lessee is a person or entity that holds the lease of a property; a tenant.  LESE  LESE  Process: Transaction: Lease
Lessor  A lessor is a person or entity that leases or lets a property to another; a landlord.  LESR  LESR  Process: Transaction: Lease
Licensee  A licensee is a person or entity to whom a license is granted. A licensee has the license to use someone else's specified property such as a building, a land or intellectual property.  LICE  LICE  Process: Transaction
Licensor  A licensor is person or entity with exclusive legal rights over a thing or, acting as agent for the owner, gives, sells or otherwise surrenders to another a limited right to use that thing.  LICR  LICR  Process: Transaction
Mediator  A mediator is an independent person or body appointed to mediate a dispute.  MDTR  MDTR  Process: Dispute
Monitor  Under Canadian Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA), a Monitor is an independent third party who is appointed by the Court to monitor the company's ongoing operations and assist with the filing and voting on the Plan of Arrangement.  MNTR  MNTR  Process: Bankruptcy
Partner  A partner is an individual who is a member of a partnership - an entity formed when at least two or more individuals agree to go into business with one another.  PART  PART  Process: Transaction
General Partner  A general partner is an owner of a partnership. Often, a general partner either plays an active role in the company's daily operations or is a managing partner. A general partner for a business can act on the company's behalf.  GENP  PART-GENP  Process: Transaction
Limited Partner  A limited partner is a part-owner of a company whose liability for the firm's debts cannot exceed the amount that individual invested in the company. Limited partners are often called silent partners.  LTDP  PART-LTDP  Process Transaction
Plaintiff  A plaintiff, complainant, or claimant is a person who brings a civil or criminal action against another person or entity in a dispute.  PLTF  PLTF  Process: Dispute
Respondent  The respondent is the party against whom a petition is filed, especially one on appeal. The respondent can be either the plaintiff or the defendant from the court below, as either party can appeal the decision thereby making themselves the petitioner and their adversary the respondent.  RESP  RESP  Process: Dispute: Appellate
Seller  A seller is a person, company or entity who sells a thing or property in exchange for other property (often money). One who disposes of a thing in consideration of money.  SELR  SELR  Process: Transaction
Shareholder  A shareholder, also referred to as a stockholder, is any person, company, or institution that owns at least one share of a company’s stock (equity).  SHAR  SHAR  Process: Transaction
Trustee  A trustee is an individual person or member of a board given control or powers of administration of property in trust with a legal obligation to administer it solely for the purposes specified.  TRUS  TRUS  Process: Transaction
Underwriter  An underwriter is an individual or institution that underwrites a financial transaction. Underwriting is the process by which an underwriter takes on financial risk for a fee. The risk most typically involves loans, insurance, or investments.  UNDW  UNDW  Process: Transaction
Witness  A witness or non-party is a person or entity called upon to produce documents or provide testimony or other information in connection with a dispute or proceeding (and not a party to the dispute or proceeding).  WITN  WITN  Process: Dispute