Notices

National Association of Securities Dealers

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Definition:
A self regulated securities industry organization responsible for the operation and regulation of the NASDAQ and over-the-counter markets.


The National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) is the U.S. regulatory body primarily responsible for the regulation of persons involved in the securities industry. This authority is delegated to the NASD by the Securities and Exchange Commission, though the NASD is not directly a government agency.