From Open Risk Manual


Obligor is a synonym for any Debtor or Creditor or Borrower under a financial obligation.

The term is more more specifically employed as term for a party which is obligated under payment instrument such as a Negotiable Instrument. In Forfaiting such a party is also known as the Primary Obligor. The underlying obligation may be supported by guarantees and similar arrangements provided by other parties, which create other (secondary) obligors


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