Business / Finance / Agency Bank: A form of organization commonly used by foreign banks to enter the U.S. market. An agency bank cannot accept deposits or extend loans in its own name; it acts as agent for the parent bank. It is also the financial institution that issues ADRs to the general market.
Agency Noun Synonyms: means, medium, instrumentality, intervention, intercession, action, intermediation, operation, mechanism, force, power, activity, working(s), energy
Business / Real Estate / Law Of Agency: A fiduciary relationship is created under the law of agency when a property owner, as the principal, executes a listing agreement or management contract authorizing a licensed real estate broker to be MORE
Life Style / Wine / Left Bank: A collective term for the communes of the left bank of the Gironde in Bordeaux. For more information, see my guide to Bordeaux wine. MORE
Business / Finance / Legal Bankruptcy: A legal proceeding for liquidating or reorganizing a business. MORE
Business / Human Resources (HR) / Job Bank: Refers to pools of retired employees who are used by employers to fill part-time or temporary position needs. MORE
Business / Finance / Investment Bank: Financial intermediaries who perform a variety of services, including aiding in the sale of securities, facilitating mergers and other corporate reorganizations, acting as brokers to both individual a MORE