Securities Act of 1933

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Securities Act of 1933

First law designed to regulate securities markets, requiring registration of securities and disclosure.

Securities Act of 1933

Legislation in the United States that formed the first major federal regulation of the securities trade. Among other provisions, it requires companies traded under interstate commerce to register with the federal government and disclose their financial statements and other activities. Before 1934, registration and disclosure were made with the Federal Trade Commission but, following the creation of the Securities & Exchange Commission, this changed. See also: New Deal.

Securities Act of 1933

A landmark securities law intended to improve the flow of information to potential investors in new security issues and to prohibit certain selling practices relating to those issues. Issuing firms are required to register their securities with the federal government, and investment bankers must provide investors with a prospectus. Secondary issues, private offerings, and certain small issues are usually exempted from requirements of the Act.
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pursuant to Section 93 of the Securities Act (British Columbia), Section 101 of the Securities Act (Ontario), Section 141 of the Securities Act (Alberta), Section 110 of the Securities Act (Saskatchewan), Section 92 of the Securities Act (Manitoba), Section 147.
Section 12(1) of the Securities Act of 1933 imposes liability for the sale of unregistered securities that are not exempt.
X-Change Corporation intends to comply with Regulation D of the Securities Act of 1933.
The notes will not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), or any state securities laws, and are being offered only to qualified institutional buyers in reliance on Rule 144A under the Securities Act and outside the United States in accordance with Regulation S under the Securities Act.
75% Convertible Senior Notes due 2012 (the "Notes") to qualified institutional buyers in accordance with Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act").
Borland Software Corporation (NASDAQ:BORL) (the "Company") announced today that, subject to market and other conditions, it intends to offer $125 million of Convertible Senior Notes due 2012 to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933.
PolyFuel securities have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to U.
TerreStar's private offering, which is subject to market and other customary conditions, will be made within the United States only to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") and outside the United States pursuant to Regulation S under the Securities Act.
The securities were offered to accredited investors in reliance on an exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act").
The notes were offered in the United States to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") and outside the United States pursuant to Regulation S under the Securities Act.
The notes will be offered in the United States to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") and outside the United States pursuant to Regulation S under the Securities Act.
The Senior Notes were offered in the United States, only to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and to non-U.

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