Registration

(redirected from register)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to register: shift register

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.
References in classic literature ?
Well, I can show it to you, although it is prohibited to communicate the registers to strangers; and if you really wish to see it with your own eyes "
Calculating back from this, and making due allowance for the year that had passed since I had gained my information, I found that he must have been born in eighteen hundred and four, and that I might safely start on my search through the register from that date.
I was struck by the insecurity of the place in which the register was kept.
Why isn't the register' (meaning this register here, under my hand)--
he used to say) 'how do I know that the register in this vestry may not be stolen or destroyed?
Eighteen hundred and four," I replied, mentally resolving to give the old man no more opportunities of talking, until my examination of the register was over.
The clerk put on his spectacles, and turned over the leaves of the register, carefully wetting his finger and thumb at every third page.
The register of the marriage of Sir Felix Glyde was in no respect remarkable except for the narrowness of the space into which it was compressed at the bottom of the page.
And they went into the very room where Little Dorrit had slumbered after her party, to sign the Marriage Register.
For, you see,' said Little Dorrit's old friend, 'this young lady is one of our curiosities, and has come now to the third volume of our Registers.
The Global Cash Register Industry Report 2015 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the cash register industry.
In any event, an LLC should always register a trade name or fictitious name to protect itself from others using that name in conducting business.