Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Definition:

An amendment to the Securities Exchange Act created to prohibit bribery of foreign officials by publicly held US companies.

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Minimum maintenance

The lowest required equity level that must be held with a broker in a margin account. See: margin call.

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