Association of Investment Trust Companies
Association of Investment Trust CompaniesAn association formed in 1932 to represent the interests of investment trust companies. Its main aims are the protection and promotion of the interests of its members and their shareholders. It also provides information on the composition and performance of investment trusts.Contact the AITC by phone on +44 (0)20 7282 5555 or by post at Durrant House, 8-13 Chiswell Street, London, EC1V 4YY or online at http://www.aitc.co.uk.
International Development Association (IDA)International Development Association (IDA)
Association established to stimulate country development; it was especially suited for less prosperous nations, since it provided loans at low interest rates.
Latin American Free Trade AssociationLatin American Free Trade Association
A group of Latin American countries formed in 1960 with the aim of establishing a free trade area. This aim was never achieved, and LAFTA was replaced in 1980 with the Latin American Integration Association.
Articles of associationArticles of association
The document which lists the regulations that govern the running of a company. Articles of Association will cover things like:main business and purposes of the companyshareholder's voting rightsdirectors dutiesgeneral working and management practicesThey are registered with the memorandum of association when the company is formed.
BBA British Bankers AssociationBBA British Bankers Association
This is the trade organisation of the banks.
European Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation (EASDAQ)European Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation (EASDAQ)
European equivalent of Nasdaq.
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Federal National Mortgage Association (FannieMae)
Bond market association
National Association of Securities Dealers
Federal Savings and Loan Association
savings and loan association
Consolidated Tape Association
Financial Intermediaries Managers and Brokers Regulatory Association
Government National Mortgage Association
Savings And Loan Association
European Free Trade Association
Foreign Credit Insurance Association (FCIA)
memorandum of association
Free trade association
Futures Industry Association
European Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation
Japanese Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation System (Jasdaq)
Securities Industry Association
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
National Association of Investors Corporation
Student Loan Marketing Association (SLMA)
Association of Unit Trusts and Investment Funds
National Futures Association