Compliance is now more important to the financial services industry than ever. Following the financial crisis, the duties of a compliance officer in the financial services industry seems to be growing all the time. The world in which a compliance professional must operate is getting more complex and dynamic. The compliance professional not only has to deal with a seemingly never ending flow of new rules applicable to the financial institution's business, but he/she must also keep up to speed with the changes in the business he/she advises on compliance issues. The need for compliance professionals for a common and clear language is greater than ever. This book, written by an experienced compliance officer, aims to set out the compliance terms and vocabulary of the compliance profession. In addition, it helps compliance professionals seeking to understand the business they are supporting by explaining business terms that may emerge in the everyday life of a compliance professional.