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  • Agent means any individual, other than a broker-dealer, who represents a broker-dealer or issuer in effecting or attempting to effect purchases or sales of securities. A general partner, officer or director of a broker-dealer or issuer, or a person occupying a similar status or performing similar functions, may be an agent if he or she comes within the definition and any compensation that he or she receives is directly or indirectly related to securities purchases or sales.

    Connecticut Deptartment of Banking - Cite This Source - This Definition

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  • An agent is a person who acts on behalf of another person or institution in a transaction. For example, when you direct your stockbroker to buy or sell shares in your account, he or she is acting as your agent in the trade.

    Agents work for either a set fee or a commission based on the size of the transaction and the type of product, or sometimes a combination of fee and commission.

    Depending on the work a particular agent does, he or she may need to be certified, licensed, or registered by industry bodies or government regulators. For instance, insurance agents must be licensed in the state where they do business, and stockbrokers must pass licensing exams and be registered with NASD.

    In a real estate transaction, a real estate agent represents the seller. That person may also be called a real estate broker or a Realtor if he or she is a member of the National Association of Realtors. A buyer may be represented by a buyer's agent.

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  • An agent or broker is a person or business who can help you apply for help paying for coverage and enroll you in a Qualified Health Plan (QHP) through the Marketplace. They can make specific recommendations about which plan you should enroll in. They’re also licensed and regulated by states and typically get payments, or commissions, from health insurers for enrolling a consumer into an issuer’s plans. Some agents and brokers may only be able to sell plans from specific health insurers.

    U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Cite This Source - This Definition
  • In the insurance industry, an agent is appointed by an insurance company to sell insurance policies. The agent represents the insurance company, not the insured.

    California Department of Insurance - Cite This Source - This Definition

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  • In immigrant visa processing, the applicant selects a person who receives all correspondence regarding the case and pays the immigrant visa application processing fee. The agent can be the applicant, the petitioner or another person selected by the applicant and listed on Form DS-261, Online Choice of Address and Agent, or Form DS-3032, Choice of Address and Agent (for Diversity Visa applicants only).

    Bureau of Consular Affairs - Cite This Source - This Definition

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