SFA

SFA
Abbr. Securities and Futures Authority. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary
A Self-Regulating Organisation ( SRO) that had responsibility for the regulation of firms engaged in the securities and futures sectors of the financial services market. Companies regulated by the SFA were those engaged in dealing or advising in securities or derivatives including shares, bonds, traded options, corporate finance and futures. All regulatory functions of the SFA were taken over by the Financial Services Authority in December 2001. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary
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Securities and Futures Authority (SFA)
The self-regulating organisation ( SRO) which has responsibility for regulating all firms engaged in the Securities and Futures sector of the financial services market. However, since December 2001 all regulatory functions of the SFA has been absorbed into the Financial Services Authority. Financial Services Glossary
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Now included within the FSA, the Securities and Futures Authority (SFA) was the Self Regulating Organisation responsible for regulating the conduct of brokers and dealers in securities, options and futures - including most member firms of the Exchange. London Stock Exchange Glossary

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SFA SFA noun
1. [uncountable] COMPUTING sales force automation software that is used to make the process of selling goods and services quicker and easier, especially by providing information, reports etc

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SFA UK US noun
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET ABBREVIATION for Securities and Futures Authority: in the UK, an organization that made rules about the buying and selling of shares, bonds, etc. until 2001, when its duties became the responsibility of the Financial Services Authority: »

The Financial Services act gave the SFA improved powers of regulation and discipline.

[U] COMMERCE, MARKETING ABBREVIATION for sales force automation: software that helps people who sell goods and services to manage sales, customers, stock, etc.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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