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Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act Of 1976

Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act Of 1976 What is 'Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act Of 1976' A U.S. law enacted by President Ford that requires large companies to fi

Nationally Recognized Statistical Ratings Organization (NRSRO)

Nationally Recognized Statistical Ratings Organization (NRSRO) What is 'Nationally Recognized Statistical Ratings Organization - NRSRO' The formal term to describe credit rating agencies t

National Market System (NMS)

National Market System (NMS) What is a 'National Market System - NMS' A national market system (NMS) is a system with two main functions: 1. To facilitate trading of OTC stocks whose siz

Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA)

Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) What is 'Canadian Securities Administrators - CSA' A collective forum composed of all the provincial and territorial securities regulators of Canad

Qualified Professional Asset Manager (QPAM)

Qualified Professional Asset Manager (QPAM) What is 'Qualified Professional Asset Manager - QPAM' A registered investment advisor/manager. The criteria for qualifying as a QPAM are defined

Qualified Institutional Buyer (QIB)

Qualified Institutional Buyer (QIB) What is a 'Qualified Institutional Buyer - QIB' A qualified institutional buyer (QIB) is a corporation that is deemed to be an accredited investor as de

Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)

DefinitionThe Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 U.S.C. ยง 1681 is U.S. Federal Government legislation enacted to promote the accuracy, fairness, and privacy of consumer information contained in

Fast Market Rule

Fast Market Rule What is 'Fast Market Rule' A rule in the United Kingdom that permits market makers to trade outside quoted ranges, when an exchange determines that market movements are so

Water Quality Improvement Act Of 1970

Water Quality Improvement Act Of 1970 What is 'Water Quality Improvement Act Of 1970 ' Legislation that expanded the federal government's authority over water quality standards and water