Bond agreementA contract for privately placed debt.
Standby agreementStandby agreement
In a rights issue, agreement that the underwriter will purchase any stock not purchased by investors.
Tolling agreementTolling agreement
An agreement to put a specified amount of raw material per period through a particular processing facility. For example, an agreement to process a specified amount of alumina into aluminum at a particular aluminum plant.
Rights Agreement (aka "Poison Pill")Rights Agreement (aka "Poison Pill")
An anti-takeover arrangement often established by a company in anticipation of a hostile takeover attempt. The company appoints a Rights Agent who will issue Rights certificates to each shareholder at the time of the takeover attempt. The shareholder may then exercise these rights to receive additional shares of stock and/or debentures, making the target company more expensive to acquire as a result of the additional shares outstanding, or the additional debt.
Association AgreementAssociation Agreement
Early predecessor to the Europe Agreements but excluding provision for political dialogue. Association Agreements exist between the EU and Turkey (since 1964), Malta (1971), and Cyprus (1973).
Reciprocal trade agreementReciprocal trade agreement
Agreement between two countries to open their markets to each other's exports, usually by each reducing tariffs. Early trade rounds under the GATT consisted mostly of reciprocal trade agreements, extended to other contracting parties by the MFN requirement.
Further SuggestionsFiscal agency agreement
mortgage agreement in principle
Raw material supply agreement
knock for knock agreement
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Equity contribution agreement
General Agreement on Trade in Services
Revolving credit agreement
Bretton Woods Agreement
Selected dealer agreement
Lease purchase agreement
Canada-US Free Trade Agreement
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)
Voluntary restraint agreement