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The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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Current Version:
2005

An order giving the broker the authority to use his judgement in executing an instruction (cf. market-not-held order).

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The New Oxford Companion to Law

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law
Length:
1,500 words

We tend to think of law as a structure of authoritative rules intended to affect behaviour. But legal rules must

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2006

age of discretion the age at which one is considered fit to manage one's affairs or take responsibility for one's actions; the phrase is recorded from the mid 19th century....

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