Suitability


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms.

Suitability

A requirement that any investing strategy fall within the financial means and investment objectives of an investor.

Suitability

The legal requirement than an investment adviser, broker, or other party act in a way most likely to fit a client's investment goals. See also: Fiduciary responsibility.
References in periodicals archive ?
Two years ago, it instituted a suitability checking process for every client, regardless of age.
Their weakest area (more ratings of "somewhat effective" than other ratings), in general, is audience suitability.
In the discernment concerning the suitability for ordination, the spiritual director has an important task.
recreation, wilderness, visitor management frameworks, habitat suitability indices
The review found that while overall processes for client classification and suitability assessments had improved since the last review in 2012, concerns remained.
Thirty-nine states and the District of Columbia have adopted the complete 2010 version of the NAIC's annuity suitability model.
A suitability analysis considered all the provided criteria for siting a landfill.
KEY WORDS: environmental factors, MaxEnt, habitat suitability, Crassostrea virginica, salinity, model
These ecological effects may ultimately influence wildlife habitat suitability and the composition of wildlife communities across landscapes; however, little is known how deer herbivory impacts vegetation types other than forests.
Given the apparent increase in FINRA scrutiny of suitability issues, the National Ethics Association and its E&O insurance affiliate, EOforLess, recommend all securities-licensed advisors redouble their efforts to recommend only securities that are consistent with customer needs and risk profiles.
Advisers and their supervising firms often operate under a suitability standard as required under applicable Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) rules.
A decision on temporary stopping places around Holyhead and the centre of the Island is likely to take longer after responses raised questions about the suitability of sites.