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Definition of

regulatory framework

Regulation & Compliance

system of regulations and enforcement a system of regulations and the means to enforce them, usually established by a government to regulate a specific activity.

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Definitions of ’regulatory framework’ and meaning of ’regulatory framework’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’regulatory framework’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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