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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 Mexico, for instance, requires the identity of every employee and volunteer be disclosed to the state in advance of registration activities.
During this period, a customer's domestic VAT registration number in an Acceding Country should be accepted as sufficient evidence of taxable status to support zero-rating of intra-EU trade, provided that the supplier has taken reasonable steps to confirm that the customer is in business and likely to be VAT registered (e.
Alderman Bernard Stone, whose 50th Ward includes the business district, calls the special registration program "totally unfair to my Pakistani neighbors.
By devoting an incredible amount of resources to Special Registration, the INS may be adding to the size of the haystack, but they're not getting any closer to the dangerous needles," says Jeanne Butterfield, executive director of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
The registration databases could be used later to notify consumers of recalls.
responds to citizen notifications of offenders not complying with registration requirements, which assures the public that the department continually monitors registered sex offenders within its boundaries, thereby reducing the fear of crime.
Injection molders generally seek registration either for ISO 9002 or 9001.
Manufacturers interested in using Electronic Registration in their products should call 800-524-3388 and ask for representative 573.
But far worse, AB 23 has caused countless law-abiding Californians to become prospective felons because they could not (or would not) register their firearms in the ultrashort 30-day registration window.
tax jurisdiction, we submit that more appropriate targets of the registration requirement are available -- namely, any U.
A copy of the prospectus included in the registration statement may be obtained on the SEC's website at www.
Those groups, the California Voter Registration Project and the Assembly Democrats Statewide Voter Registration Project, blamed renegade employees for the falsified registrations and said they are cooperating with investigators.