Business / Finance / LEGAL: A computerized database maintained by the NYSE to keep track of enforcement actions, audits, and complaints against member firms. This term is not an acronym but is referred to in capitals.

Other Words for Legal

Legal Noun Synonyms: lawful, licit, statutory, acceptable, permissible, permitted, admissible, authorized

Legal Opinion

Business / Finance / Legal Opinion: A statement, usually written by a specialized law firm, required for a new municipal bond issue stating that the issue is legally acceptable. MORE

Legal Entity

Business / Finance / Legal Entity: A person or organization that can legally enter into a contract, and may therefore be sued for failure to comply with the terms of the contract. MORE

Legal Transfer

Business / Finance / Legal Transfer: A stock transaction that requires special documentation in addition to standard stock or bond power to be legally valid. MORE

Legal Monopoly

Business / Finance / Legal Monopoly: A government-regulated firm that is legally entitled to be the only company offering a particular service in a particular area. MORE

Legal Risk Placement

Life Style / Adoption / Legal Risk Placement: Placement of a child in a prospective adoptive family when a child is not yet legally free for adoption. Before a child can be legally adopted by another family, parental rights of his or her birth pa MORE

Legal Guardian

Life Style / Adoption / Legal Guardian: Any person who can make legal decisions for a minor child. MORE