from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. National Association of Securities Dealers


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  • For much of the last decade from my perch in what was referred to as the NASD Dissident/NASD Reform/NASD Dissident-Reform Movement and now known by the preamble of FINRA, I have banged heads with NAIBD. News

  • In one Notice to Members from 2005, back when FINRA was still called the NASD, they noted that as a result of a recent review of members that sell structured products, NASD Staff is concerned that members may not be fulfilling their sales practice obligations ...

    Will FINRA Stop The Structured Products Insanity?

  • The SEC examiners in New York said they didn't rely much on examinations performed by the NASD, which is now the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

    SEC Caught Madoff in Lies in 2005 Exam

  • Brokerage customers sign agreements that prohibit them from using the court system to sue their brokers, and more than 90 percent of the forced arbitration cases go to the NASD, which is an industry-sponsored organization.

    The Claim Game

  • At its high water mark around 1999, there were nearly 6,000 member firms in what we used to refer to as the NASD member firm community. News

  • On January 26, 2004, Division staff learned from NASD staff that Rosen had called NASD and claimed to have information adverse to Harrison's and Blumer's computer virus defense. News

  • The NASD is a strange beast called a "self regulatory organization." News

  • She said - accurately - that the IRS would not let the merger be facilitated by a big payout to every NASD member firm, because the NASD was a non-profit.


  • Asked why he didn't take his reports to the NASD, Mr. Markopolos calls the NASD a "corrupt organization" that does everything to protect its members.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The NASD is the only firm operating under the Maloney Act. See: NASD: National Association of Securities Dealers.



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