ASSOCIATED PERSONassociated person. Securities.
1. A partner, officer, director, branch manager of a broker or dealer, or any person performing similar functions or occupying a similar status, any person directly or indirectly controlling, controlled by, or under common control with the broker or dealer, or any employee of the broker or dealer ¡ª with two exceptions: (1) those whose functions are solely clerical or ministerial, and (2) those required to register under state law as a broker or dealer solely because they are issuers of securities or associated with an issuer of securities. 15 USCA ¡ì 78(a)(21), (49). [Cases: Securities Regulation 40.12. C.J.S. Securities Regulation ¡ì¡ì 157¨C158, 165.]
2. A natural person who is a partner, officer, director, or employee of: (1) the issuer; (2) a general partner of a limited partnership issuer; or (3) a company or partnership that controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the issuer. Cf. AFFILIATE(2).
What is the legal equivalent of the term ASSOCIATED PERSON in Chinese?