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Registration

In the securities market describes process set up pursuant to the Securities Exchange Acts of 1933 and 1934 whereby securities that are to be sold to the public are reviewed by the SEC.

Registration

The process of submitting appropriate documents to a government regulator before an activity may be conducted. For example, a company must register with the SEC or the equivalent state agency before it may issue stock. In other words, registration is the process of publicly announcing that one intends to conduct an activity and taking all steps to ensure that the activity is done legally and correctly.

registration

The preparation of a security issue for public sale. For registration, the issuer hires an underwriting firm to prepare a registration statement that is submitted to the SEC or to a state authority. As part of this process, an investment banker brings in a public accounting firm to audit the issuer's financial condition. See also cooling-off period, gun jumping, piggyback registration.
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New Zealand has also implemented a regime which allows for the zero-rating of financial services supplied to a registered business making taxable supplies.
Later this summer, we will hit the 1,000 mark - that is, the thousandth time a caller received confirmation using this line that the individual they inquired about is a registered child molester.
Qualified registered hotel guests who participate in TSA's AAACE Program will have access to the over two-million-square-foot Terminal D facility, which opened in 2005 and was designed with soaring 80-foot ceilings, paintings and unique architecture to visually appeal to its travelers, as well as provide an abundance of amenities that ensure the safest and most-pleasant travel experience of any facility in the world.
Nonaudit services: Any professional services provided to an issuer by a registered public accounting firm, other than those provided in connection with an audit or a review of an issuer's financial statements (SOA Section 2(a)(8)).
Registered Republicans have continued to increase their majority margin over Democrats since the 1992 primary elections, when they enjoyed a 5,332 edge among registered voters.
Of the investors registered, 46% are corporate ventures; private equity companies are the second largest group.
Business travelers, travel managers and their companies will be pleased to learn that after more than three years of promoting the importance of a Registered Traveler program, a timeline is finally set for putting the program in place," said Connors.
IDT is a leading provider of clock management and logic solutions, and has leveraged its core competencies to develop a full array of products for the registered DIMM market.
Together the partners promoted "National Voter Registration Week" in September and distributed more than 10,000 red, white, and blue ribbon pins indicating that their wearers are registered voters.
For every Registered e-Mail sent, a sealed file is generated, documenting the exact content of the message and the precise time it was sent and received.
Given the unprecedented criticism that's been leveled at the financial community recently, "this year's Outstanding Broker Awards are a refreshing reminder that there are still exceptional reps working in the industry," according to the awards article appearing in the May issue of Registered Rep.
Corporate Modeler is a registered trademark of Casewise