International Association of Deposit Insurers
Insurance Brokers Registration Council
Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ireland
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland
Investors Compensation Scheme
International Central Securities Depository
Investment Management Association
Investment Management Regulatory Organisation (replaced by the FSA).
A firm unable, or likely to be unable to pay claims against it. This will generally be because it has stopped trading and has insufficient assets to meet claims, or is in insolvency.
having insufficient assets to meet due debts or liabilities.
a financial product in which money can be invested to earn interest or profit (although the value of investments can go down as well as up).