General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
General Agreement on Tariffs and TradeA multilateral treaty entered into in 1948 by the intended members of the International Trade Organization, the purpose of which was to implement many of the rules and negotiated tariff reductions that would be overseen by the ITO. With the failure of the ITO to be approved, the GATT became the principal institution regulating trade policy until it was subsumed within the WTO in 1995.
General Agreement on Tariffs and TradeA trade agreement between a large number of countries, dating back to 1948, which was set up to improve trading world wide and to work towards the reduction of tariff barriers.
Client agreementClient agreement
A 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.
Fiscal agency agreementFiscal agency agreement
An alternative to a bond trust deed. Unlike the trustee, the fiscal agent acts as a representative of the borrower.
Cash deficiency agreementCash deficiency agreement
An agreement to invest cash in a project to the extent required to cover any cash deficiency the project may experience.
Double tax agreementDouble tax agreement
Agreement between two countries that taxes paid abroad can be offset against domestic taxes levied on foreign dividends.
European Monetary AgreementEuropean Monetary Agreement
An intergovernmental organization administered by the OECD that facilitated settlement of balance of payments accounts among its member states from 1958 to 1972. It replaced the EPU, and its functions were taken over by the IMF in 1972.
Further SuggestionsBond agreement
Revolving credit agreement
Voluntary restraint agreement
Canada-US Free Trade Agreement
mortgage agreement in principle
Tax clawback agreement
Equity contribution agreement
Bretton Woods Agreement