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Regulator

An agency enforcing legislation and setting rules governing certain actions. For example, the Internal Revenue Service in the United States is a regulator because it collects taxes, enforcing the U.S. Tax Code. In securities, regulators often require companies to disclose their actions to see to it that as much information as possible is publicly available. Other regulators govern business practices. For example, they may enforce minimum or maximum wages and salaries, prohibit discrimination on certain grounds, and/or ban certain policies or practices deemed unfair for consumers or competitors. While nearly everyone agrees that some regulations are necessary, there is significant disagreement as to how many and what kind are needed. Proponents of more regulation assert that it ensures a fair market and sustainable growth, while critics argue that many regulations do more harm than good.
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While there seemed to be enough votes to get the single regulator bill through the upper house, the general expectation was that the Bundesbank reform bill would be buried in the conciliation committee.
But because some state regulators were more proactive than others, while we do have a problem now, we don't have a crisis.
An investigation into the expanded roles regulators could potentially play in the energy sector to further market development.
judgments, which will be simplified and enhanced upon ratification of the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements; 2) most reinsurance contracts contain arbitration clauses, and arbitration awards are enforceable though the Hague's 1958 New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards; and 3) regulators can require preferred jurisdiction and law clauses in reinsurance contracts.
But unbeknownst to KYC opponents, regulators are unilaterally seeking to make banks and other financial institutions act more aggressively to ascertain the origins of a client's wealth and business relationships, effectively turning your banker or stockbroker into a full-time policeman.
Regulator capacities are greatly affected by the configuration of the regulator run.
But lately, providers have been taking a less combative, more collaborative approach, bringing surveyors and regulators "on board" both figuratively and literally.
The unit initially controlled to the same power profile as the old impedance regulator, and immediately proved itself capable of controlling the furnace (the IAF didn't use any of the preprogrammed relationships found in the impedance regulator).
Misumi's regulator products are ruggedly constructed of RoHS-compliant materials and are assembled to deliver reliable performance and long service life.

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