DEFINITION of 'National Registration Database - NRD'

A Canadian database, launched in 2003 to replace the old paper form system, that allows security dealers and investment advisors to file registration forms electronically.

BREAKING DOWN 'National Registration Database - NRD'

The NRD is simply a system used to increase the efficiency of the filing and sharing of information between provincial security regulators. Examples of items that need to be filed include a change in the information of a member firm and the termination of an investment advisor.

RELATED TERMS
  1. SEC Form SP15D2

    A form that concerns the filing of a special financial report ...
  2. Piggyback Registration Rights

    Piggyback registration rights grant an investor the right to ...
  3. SEC Form F-80

    A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that ...
  4. SEC RW Filing

    This filing is made by companies which have already filed to ...
  5. Registration Right

    A registration right entitles an investor who owns restricted ...
  6. SEC Form S-6

    A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which ...
Related Articles
  1. Investing

    Ruby Tuesday Being Taken Private

    After struggling through another quarter of declining sales and falling comps, Ruby Tuesday (NYSE: RT) has decided to go private. The restaurant chain will be acquired by a fund managed by NRD ...
  2. Investing

    Commercial Paper

    Commercial paper is a short-term debt security issued by financial companies and large corporations. The corporation promises the buyer a return, or profit, for making the loan. The return is ...
  3. Taxes

    How To File A Canadian Tax Return

    The process for filing a Canadian tax return is easy and streamlined. Here is the information you need to know before filing.
  4. Financial Advisor

    Becoming A Registered Investment Advisor

    To become a registered investment advisor requires specific licensing, qualifications and regulations, but the greater freedom may be worth it.
  5. Personal Finance

    What Should You Look for in a Financial Advisor?

    Here are five important considerations for when you are choosing a financial advisor for your investment portfolios and your financial future.
  6. Insights

    The National Futures Association As Market Watchdog

    As the overseer of the commodities and futures industry, the NFA helps to protect investors from fraudulent futures activities.
  7. Taxes

    What To Do If You Filed Your Taxes Late

    What happens if you missed this year's April 17 deadline?
  8. Taxes

    What IRS Form 990 Tells About a Nonprofit

    Want a picture of an organization's activities? This annual form, open to the public, sums up everything from salaries paid to missions accomplished.
  9. Personal Finance

    Buy Stock With Insiders: How To Track Insider Buying

    Insider buying can be a sign that a company's stock prices will soon rise. Here's how to keep track of insider buying on public databases and websites.
RELATED FAQS
  1. How does piggyback registration work?

    Registration rights ensure that companies cooperate during the registration process through which investors register shares ... Read Answer >>
Hot Definitions
  1. Financial Risk

    Financial risk is the possibility that shareholders will lose money when investing in a company if its cash flow fails to ...
  2. Enterprise Value (EV)

    Enterprise Value (EV) is a measure of a company's total value, often used as a more comprehensive alternative to equity market ...
  3. Relative Strength Index - RSI

    Relative Strength Indicator (RSI) is a technical momentum indicator that compares the magnitude of recent gains to recent ...
  4. Dividend

    A dividend is a distribution of a portion of a company's earnings, decided by the board of directors, to a class of its shareholders.
  5. Inventory Turnover

    Inventory turnover is a ratio showing how many times a company has sold and replaces inventory over a period.
  6. Watchlist

    A watchlist is list of securities being monitored for potential trading or investing opportunities.
Trading Center