sourcebook
noun Date: 1899 a fundamental document or record (as of history, literature, art, or religion) on which subsequent writings, compositions, opinions, beliefs, or practices are based; also a collection of such documents

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Conduct of Business sourcebook — (COBS) Rules of the Financial Services Authority (FSA) for regulating the conduct of the business of authorised persons. COBS forms part of the FSA Handbook. For further information, see the FSA website …   Law dictionary

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