Registrar(redirected from Domain name registrar)
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A company or other organization that handles records for stocks and bonds. That is, a registrar maintains records of who owns individual shares or bonds in exchange for a fee paid by the issuer. Registrars help ensure that shares and bonds are authentic and that bonds represent a legitimate legal obligation on the part of the issuer.
A firm that updates stock records using information sent by the transfer agent. Essentially, the registrar makes certain that the issued certificates correspond with those that have been canceled.