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escrow

(security)
An arrangement where something (generally money or documents) is held in trust ("in escrow") by a trusted third party until certain agreed conditions are met. In computing the term is used for key escrow and also for source code escrow.

escrow

A legal device used in a construction contract whereby something of value is placed with a third party, acting as a trustee, to guarantee that conditions of the contract will be met.
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Escrow account is an account where funds are held by a third party while two or more parties complete a transaction.
Why are sellers reluctant to place funds in an escrow account?
Justin Robertson has been promoted to senior escrow officer.
In case of project abandonment, it also required the escrow agent to submit a copy of the notice of such project abandonment to the SEC.
On the other hand, for "control freaks," the escrow arrangement is an infringement on their personal autonomy.
Dr van Linder added, "CBD is proud to partner with RERA in offering escrow services to OA communities, in line with the new law that aims to protect property owners' rights and assist in minimising any associated risk.
Under the new law, the real estate mechanism is now based on several aspects including management and supervision of escrow accounts of real estate development projects.
She has sat on several boards, received a lifetime achievement award from the Escrow Association and has successfully managed every type of escrow transaction that exists.
10 of 2014 concerning Guarantee Accounts of Real Estate Development in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, which was issued to implement new real estate escrow regulations, with the objective of protecting real estate buyers and sellers through registering all projects and off-plan sales in Ras Al Khaimah.
First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), the UAE's largest bank has signed an escrow agreement with the Real Estate Regulatory Administration in Ras Al Khaimah (RERA-RAK), allowing the bank to open and manage escrow accounts for developers of off-plan property projects in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah.
Summary: To allow FAB to open and manage escrow accounts for developers of off-plan property projects in Ras Al Khaimah
Failure to register the real estate project with RERA, or conducting development activity without a licence, can lead to a fine of AED 100,000 or criminal sanctions resulting in a prison sentence pursuant to the Escrow Law (Law No.