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.
Multilateral agreementMultilateral agreement
An agreement among a large number of countries.
Plan agreementPlan agreement
A document detailing the terms and conditions of a retirement plan such as an IRA.
Agreement in principleAgreement in principle
The first document provided by an mortgage lender which shows any prospective seller that you can actually get a mortgage to cover the purchase price. It also provides a handy reference for some of the key features of your mortgage, and what your repayments will be for the introductory offer period, if there is one.
Double tax agreementDouble tax agreement
Agreement between two countries that taxes paid abroad can be offset against domestic taxes levied on foreign dividends.
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.
Further SuggestionsFranchise agreement
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)
Preferred stock agreement
General Agreement on Trade in Services
Lease purchase agreement
Bretton Woods Agreement
Rights Agreement (aka "Poison Pill")
Revolving credit agreement
Canada-US Free Trade Agreement