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
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
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

* * *

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

* * *

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.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать курсовую

Look at other dictionaries:

  • SFA — can refer to: * Sales Force Automation * Scottish Football Association, governing body of football (soccer) in Scotland * Segmented Flow Analyzer, a type of AutoAnalyzer * Shanda Fantasy Arts, a comic book company * Single Frequency Approach,… …   Wikipedia

  • SFA — See Securities and Futures Authority. Related links FSMA overview Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. www.practicallaw.com. 2010 …   Law dictionary

  • SFA — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. SFA est le sigle de Syndicat français des acteurs SFA est le sigle de Société française d alcoologie SFA est le sigle de Société française d acoustique… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • SFA — Die Abkürzung SFA steht für: Musik SFA, eine New York Hardcore Band Super Furry Animals, eine walisische Britpop Band Sport Scottish Football Association, der Fußballverband Schottlands Sudan Football Association, der Fußballverband des Sudan… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sfa — Die Abkürzung SFA steht für: Staatliches Filmarchiv der DDR Landkreis Soltau Fallingbostel, z. B. im Kfz Kennzeichen Scottish Football Association (der Schottische Fußballverband) Swiss Funds Association Schweizerische Fachstelle für Alkohol und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • SFA — saturated fatty acid; seminal fluid assay; serum folic acid; skinfold anthropometry; stimulated fibrinolytic activity; superior femoral artery * * * SFA .es (.)ef ā n a saturated fatty acid …   Medical dictionary

  • SFA (Band) — SFA Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) New York Hardcore, Hatecore Gründung 1984 Website ww …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • SFA analysis — UK US noun [C or U] ► one of the studies done by the Irish Small Firms Agency, an organization representing employers and businesses: »Recent SFA analysis shows that job creation prospects are at a 10 year low …   Financial and business terms

  • SFA — Sales Force Automation (Business » General) * Saturated Fatty Acids (Miscellaneous » Food) * Scientific Atlanta, Inc. (Business » NYSE Symbols) * Success For All (Community » Educational) * Securities and Futures Authority (Business » General) *… …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • SFA — • Sales Force Automation Automation in Verkaufsabläufen • Scientific Film Association ( > IEEE Standard Dictionary ) • Single Failure Analysis ( > IEEE Standard Dictionary ) • Sun Finder Assembly NASA • Sfax, Tunisia internationale… …   Acronyms

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”