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clinical research associate

A person employed by a sponsor, or by a contract research organisation acting on a sponsor's behalf, who monitors the progress of investigator sites participating in a clinical study. At some sites (primarily in academic settings), clinical research co-ordinators are called clinical research accociates.
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To improve the clarity of the IOSCO CRA Code by adding definitions of key terms and revising existing definitions, updating terminology, restructuring existing provisions to better group them thematically, and eliminating extraneous text.
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This can help support some of the transactions that the CRA may otherwise view as tax-motivated.
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The behavior of the banks in those papers was not consistent with the CRA effect hypothesis because loan performance was better or no different in CRA credit areas than in non-CRA areas.
CRA had developed its initial risk assessment based on the company's compliance history, its aggressive tax positions, its relationship with CRA and its corporate governance policies.
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