from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation European Free Trade Association

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  • initialism European Free Trade Association


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  • A separate meeting between Ministers Erwin and Deiss was also held to discuss bilateral and multilateral trade and investments issues, namely the EFTA/SACU negotiations, the post-Doha conference and the upcoming Cancun meeting.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 2003

  • Multiple class action claims alleging that ATM operators failed to comply with the ATM notice requirements under the Electronic Fund Transfer Act ( "EFTA") were recently filed in multiple federal courts.

    Mondaq.Com - feed of articles 2009

  • Iceland also, along with its EEA/EFTA partners, contributes financially to social and economic cohesion in the EU/EEA.

    Matthew Yglesias » Defending Countries that Don’t Defend Themselves 2009

  • The EFTA Surveillance Authority, a body that polices the EEA agreements in Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein, has already started legal proceedings against Iceland.

    Icelanders Reject Deal to Repay U.K., Netherlands Charles Forelle 2011

  • The dispute will be heard by the Luxembourg-based EFTA Court.

    Icelanders Reject Deal to Repay U.K., Netherlands Charles Forelle 2011

  • S&P said it expects the dispute to return to the EFTA court, where a ruling could take a year or longer.

    S&P Considers Iceland Downgrade Matt Jarzemsky 2011

  • Since prepaid cards aren't connected with any bank accounts, they are not regulated by the EFTA and Regulation E, so regulators have to work to fix this.

    Tim Chen: Fraud Protection and Prepaid Debit Cards Tim Chen 2011

  • On January 26, 2008, Canada signed a free trade agreement with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) which consists of the countries of Norway, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and Iceland.

    Expanding Canadian Trade Horizons 2009

  • A Canada-EFTA free trade agreement would give Canadian businesses a foothold in the heart of Europe, thus setting the stage for a proposed Canada-European Union (EU) economic trade deal.

    Expanding Canadian Trade Horizons 2009

  • The Canada-EFTA trade agreement is basic in nature and is not as comprehensive as NAFTA.

    Expanding Canadian Trade Horizons 2009


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