Regulator

Science / Marine Biology / Regulator: An organism that can maintain constant some aspect of its physiology (e.g., body temperature) constant despite different and changing properties of the external environment

Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO)

Business / Finance / Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO): Organizations that enforce fair, ethical, and efficient practices in the securities and commodity futures industries, including all national securities and commodities exchanges and the NASD. MORE

Regulatory Surplus

Business / Finance / Regulatory Surplus: The surplus as measured using regulatory accounting principles (RAP), which may allow the nonmarket valuation of assets or liabilities and which may be materially different from economic surplus. MORE

Lead Regulator

Business / Finance / Lead Regulator: A leading self-regulatory organization that over sees compliance with a particular section of the law, such as the NYSE, ASE, or NASDAQ. MORE

Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA)

Business / Agriculture / Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA): P.L. 96-354 (September 19,1964) requires federal agencies to consider the special needs and concerns of small business entities whenever they engage in rulemaking subject to notice and comment require MORE

Plant Regulator

Business / Agriculture / Plant Regulator: A chemical that affects the physiological behavior of plants, for example through accelerating or retarding the rate of growth or maturation of produce. Typically the definition of plant regulator exc MORE

Regulatory Pricing Risk

Business / Finance / Regulatory Pricing Risk: Risk that arises when insurance companies are subject to regulation of the premium rates that can they charge. MORE

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