A form that broker-dealer firms must file with the SEC. It contains information on each firm's officers and finances. See also: Registration.
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An SEC form to apply for registration as a broker or dealer of securities, or as a government securities broker or dealer, and to amend a registration. Form BD provides background information on the applicant.
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