Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Commodity Futures Trading CommissionCreated by the US Congress in 1974 to regulate exchange trading in futures. URL: http://www.cftc.gov
International Organization of Securities CommissionersInternational Organization of Securities Commissioners
In the US, this organisation encourages co-operative policies on market regulation, surveillance, and enforcement at the domestic and international levels in order to maintain just and efficient securities markets.
Commission houseCommission house
Another term used to describe brokerage firms because they earn their living by charging commissions.
Commission brokerCommission broker
A broker on the floor of an exchange who acts as agent for a particular brokerage house and buys and sells stocks for the brokerage house on a commission basis.
Indemnity commissionIndemnity commission
Where a life company pays commission to an agent, the company does so on the proviso it will be entitled to take back some or all of the commission if the policy is cancelled within a given period. Also known as 'clawback'.
Compensation due a real estate broker for acting on behalf of the principal.
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Securities and Exchange Commission
Securities and Exchange Commission Rules
Fee and commission compensation
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)
Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)
Futures commission merchant (FCM)
Federal Maritime Commission (FMC)
Futures Commission Merchant