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Agency theory

The analysis of principal-agent relationships, in which one person, an agent, acts on behalf of another person, a principal.



Agency theory

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Dual Agency

Dual Agency

The representation of opposing principals (buyer and seller) at the same time. In brokerage many states get around this by saying that the agent aids the buyer but is the agent of the seller only. A problem arises if both buyer and seller pay the broker, Then full disclosure must be made. An escrow agent is the agent of buyer and seller and usually paid by both. This is why an escrow agent must be neutral.


Benefits Agency

Benefits Agency

An executive agency within the DSS (Department of Social Security), the Benefits Agency was replaced by Jobcentre Plus in April 2002. Jobcentre Plus issues benefits to those of a working age, and helps the unemployed to find a job.http://www.jobcentreplus.gov.uk


Agency basis

Agency basis

A means of compensating the broker of a program trade solely on the basis of commission established through bids submitted by various brokerage firms.


Fiscal agency services

Fiscal agency services

Services performed by the Federal Reserve Banks for the U.S. government. These include maintaining deposit accounts for the Treasury Department, paying U.S. government checks drawn on the Treasury, and issuing and redeeming savings bonds and other government securities.


Agency securities

Agency securities

In the US, these are securities issued by federal government agencies.


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