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Finance Glossary

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Administrator

Definition:

Each state has a Big Cheese of securities regulation called the administrator. The administrator oversees administration (hence, "the administrator") of the provisions of the Uniform Securities Act for securities regulation in their state. Basically, they make sure that the securities rules are being followed and that investors in their state aren't being fleeced by shady financial guys.