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Finance Glossary

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Associated Person


It sounds so devious. Like who or what are they associated with"? A criminal element? The dark underworld? Nah.

In reality, "associated person" means a registered representative or someone who is a principal of a FINRA covered firm. They are "associated" with it and thus held to a certain set of standards in their behavior and golf game. Yawn.