Glass-Steagall Act

Definition:

1933 legislation prohibiting commercial banks to own, underwrite, or deal in corporate stock and corporate bonds. The bill was effectively repealed by the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, November 12, 1999.

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Instructions given to a collecting bank not to protest a specific item in the event of non payment or non acceptance.

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