INTERMEDIARY Definition

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INTERMEDIARY is the person or institution empowered to be the intermediary in making investment decisions for others. Examples: banks, savings and loan institutions, insurance companies, brokerage firms, mutual funds, and credit unions.

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RABBI TRUST is a nonqualified deferred compensation plan whereby an employer and employee agree to defer payment for the employees services until a specified future date. The rabbi trust features an irrevocable grantor trust that is set up by the employer to hold the contributions set aside for the employee. While this provides the employee some degree of safety that the money will be available when desired, the terms of the trust must be such that exposes the trust assets to the claims of the employers creditors.

NOMINAL CAPITAL is total face value of authorized issuable capital.

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