Client agreementA document issued by an adviser/broker to a client outlining the basis of the relationship and the services for which the adviser/broker is authorised. In particular the client agreement will sate:what the client's investment objectives are (income or growth, or in between)what the client's attitude to risk is (does he/she want low risk, medium risk, or high risk)how much discretion the broker has in portfolio management (if any).Client agreements are legally required before a broker starts acting on behalf of a client.
ABC agreementABC agreement
A contract between an employee and a brokerage firm outlining the rights of the firm purchasing an NYSE membership for that employee.
Knock for knock agreementKnock for knock agreement
Although it currently rarely applies, this is a motor insurance term describing an agreement between insurance companies where each pays the claims of its own clients following an accident. This principle applies irrespective of blame and seeks to save time and expense. One of the parties involved in such circumstances may however seek to sue the other and if successful may claim from the other's insurers.
TRIPs AgreementTRIPs Agreement
The agreement negotiated in the Uruguay Round that incorporated issues of intellectual property into the WTO. It provides a set of minimum standards for intellectual property protection to which all but the poorest member countries of the WTO must conform.
Tenancy agreementTenancy agreement
An agreement (lease) whereby land/property is leased by the owner (lessor) to a tenant (lessee).
Bretton Woods AgreementBretton Woods Agreement
An agreement made in Bretton Woods, USA in 1944 which established a post war fixed currency rate between countries and subsequently the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The fixed exchange rate functioned until the early 1970's when it was replaced by a floating exchange rate.
Further SuggestionsReciprocal trade agreement
Canada-US Free Trade Agreement
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
Fiscal agency agreement
Agreement in principle
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)
Preferred stock agreement
Revolving credit agreement
Lease purchase agreement
Tax clawback agreement
Voluntary restraint agreement
Selected dealer agreement