loss reserve
loss reserve see reserve

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

loss reserve
In the context of insurance, an amount set aside to provide for outstanding claims, both reported and not reported.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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  • Bad Debt Reserve — An account set aside by a company to account for and offset losses that arise as a result of defaults from futures loans. This figure may be calculated based on historical norms or other known information about the relative safety of the debt.… …   Investment dictionary

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