Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC)

Business / Finance / Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC): A nonprofit corporation that insures customers' securities and cash held by member brokerage firms against the failure of those firms.

Other Words for Protection

Protection Verb Synonyms: extortion, blackmail, protection money
Protection Adjective Synonyms: defense, screen, shield, barrier, guard, safeguard, immunity, bulwark, buffer, shelter, refuge, haven, sanctuary, security, safe keeping, safety, preservation
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Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA) Of 1990

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA) Of 1990: OWBPA amended the ADEA prohibiting all employers from age discrimination in employee benefits programs by either providing equal benefits for older and younger workers or by spending an equal amount o MORE

Options Clearing Corporation (OCC)

Business / Finance / Options Clearing Corporation (OCC): Applies to derivative products. Financial institution that is the actual issuer and guarantor of all listed option contracts. MORE

Order Protection Rule

Business / Taxes / Order Protection Rule: The order protection rule, part of Regulation NMS — for National Market System — adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 2005, requires that every stock trading center establish MORE

Overdraft Protection

Business / Accounting / Overdraft Protection: Procedure agreed upon by an account holder and a bank in advance to transfer funds from a savings or credit account to a checking account to cover insufficient funds. MORE

Nonaccredited Investor

Business / Finance / Nonaccredited Investor: Wealthy, sophisticated investors who do not meet SEC net worth requirements. These investors require less protection because of large financial resources, but only 35 nonaccredited investor can be inc MORE

Newborns And Mothers Health Protection Act (NMHPA) Of 1996

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Newborns And Mothers Health Protection Act (NMHPA) Of 1996: Requires a minimum length of hospital confinement in conjunction with childbirth. This requirement applies to health plans and health insurance companies that provide hospital stays for childbirth in MORE

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