Securities Transfer Association Medallion Program - STAMP


DEFINITION of 'Securities Transfer Association Medallion Program - STAMP'

A verification system used by many different institutions to authorize and guarantee the individual signatures applied to securities requiring transfers.

BREAKING DOWN 'Securities Transfer Association Medallion Program - STAMP'

This is the authentication benchmark used by the securities industry when making transfers.

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