As used in this part 12, unless the context otherwise requires:
(1) “Clearing corporation” has the meaning ascribed to it in section 4-8-102(a)(5), C.R.S.; except that, with respect to a security issued by an institution organized or existing
under the laws of any foreign country or a security used to meet the deposit requirements
pursuant to the laws of a foreign country as a condition of doing business therein,
“clearing corporation” includes a corporation which is organized or existing under
the laws of any foreign country and which is legally qualified under such laws to
effect transactions in securities by computerized book-entry.
(2) “Direct participant” means a bank or trust company or other institution which maintains an account in
its name in a clearing corporation and through which an insurance company participates
in a clearing corporation.
(3) “Federal reserve book-entry system” means the computerized system sponsored by the United States department of the treasury
and certain agencies and instrumentalities of the United States for holding and transferring
securities of the United States government and such agencies and instrumentalities,
respectively, in federal reserve banks through banks which are members of the federal
reserve system or which otherwise have access to such computerized system.
(4) “Member bank” means a national bank, state bank, or trust company which is a member of the federal
reserve system and through which an insurance company participates in the federal
reserve book-entry system.
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