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NOTARY PUBLIC Definition
NOTARY PUBLIC is a certifier of legal documents, i.e., somebody who is legally authorized to certify the authenticity of signatures and documents. Also called notary.
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ERISA, in the U.S., refers to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. It is a major U.S. law which guarantees certain categories of employees a pension after some period at their employer; there had been more ambiguity before about what rules an employer could put on which employees could get a pension.
EXEMPTED SECURITY is a security that is exempted from SEC regulations, including margin rules. Such securities include U.S. Treasury and government agency securities and municipal securities designated by the SEC.