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.
Buttonwood AgreementButtonwood Agreement
A 1792 trade agreement banding the original 24 brokers in New York together into an investment community. The agreement was named for a Buttonwood tree that served as their informal meeting place on Wall Street.
Note agreementNote agreement
A contract for privately placed debt.
Concession agreementConcession agreement
An understanding between a company and the host government that specifies the rules under which the company can operate locally.
Tenancy agreementTenancy agreement
An agreement (lease) whereby land/property is leased by the owner (lessor) to a tenant (lessee).
Bilateral agreementBilateral agreement
An agreement between two countries, as opposed to a multilateral agreement.
Further SuggestionsSubscription agreement
European Monetary Agreement
Rights Agreement (aka "Poison Pill")
Bretton Woods Agreement
Lease purchase agreement
Reciprocal trade agreement
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)
Raw material supply agreement
mortgage agreement in principle
Double tax agreement
Fiscal agency agreement
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Forward rate agreement (FRA)