surveillance department(redirected from Surveillance Departments of Exchanges)
A department on an exchange charged with enforcing the rules of the exchange as well as applicable regulations and ethics. It monitors trading on a daily basis in order to accomplish this.
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The division of a securities exchange charged with ensuring that individuals associated with the exchange operate in an ethical manner and according to established regulations.
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