Definitions for "Regulation T"
Regulation established by the Federal Reserve Board, which covers the extension of credit to clients by securities brokers, dealers, and members of the national exchanges. It sets the initial margin requirement and defines eligible, ineligible, and exempt securities.
Initial margin requirement and other rules of the Federal Reserve Board that govern how much credit investors can receive from brokers and dealers for the purchase of securities. See also maintenance requirement.
Federal Reserve Board regulation that governs customer cash accounts and the extension of credit by broker/dealers to customers to purchase and carry securities. see also initial margin, margin requirement, option margin, restricted account.