Acceptance [Last Updated by: admin on 2012-01-01]
A draft, payable at a fixed or determinable future date, upon the face of which has been acknowledged in writing the unconditional obligation of the person upon whom it is drawn to pay it at maturity. 1) Bank Acceptance: A draft of which a bank is drawee and acceptor. 2) Trade Acceptance: A draft of which the drawee and acceptor is a mercantile concern. Such an acceptance usually arises from the sale of merchandise.