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DEFINITION of 'Associated Person'

The name given to participants within the futures market that are involved in the solicitation or facilitation of transacting customer orders, the maintenance of discretionary accounts, or the true participatory involvement in the futures market.

BREAKING DOWN 'Associated Person'

Associated people are bound by the rules and regulations of different futures exchanges and regulatory bodies.

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