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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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Name issues: One potential problem when registering as a foreign LLC arises when the LLC's name is confusingly similar to an LLC already formed or registered to do business in the state.
Schedule VI, Part V (Exports), Subsection 13(a) applies a zero rate to supplies made "to a non-resident person who is not registered under Subdivision d of Division V of Part IX of the Act of tangible personal property, or a service performed in respect of tangible personal or real property, if the property or service is acquired by the person for the purpose of fulfilling an obligation of the person under a warranty.
Currently registered advisers who want to amend their registrations will be required, through an incremental schedule, to make the transition to electronic filing during the first four months of 2001.
In 1995, the Legislature implemented my proposal to create a phone line - (900) 463-0400 - that allows people to call the California Department of Justice and inquire whether an individual is a registered child molester.
To be in a position to exclusively present our registered hotel guests an option to access the secured side of Terminal D without being a ticketed passenger is an unprecedented offering," said Michael Stephens, general manager for Grand Hyatt DFW.
Issuer: A company whose securities are registered with the SEC or one required to file reports with the SEC, or that files or has filed an SEC registration statement that has not yet become effective and has not been withdrawn (SOA Section 2(a)(7)).
Since the last primary was held in June 1994 to select gubernatorial candidates, Republicans have gained nearly 10,000 registered voters compared to only 785 Democrats, figures obtained from the Ventura County Elections Division show.
In total 16 potential investors registered in the investment database by the publishing date of this report.
NBTA also lauded the Subcommittee for its work to ensure TSA meet the mandate to develop and implement Registered Traveler.
The Register in Advance campaign, in a conservative estimate, registered more than 110,000 new voters.
Once the foundations of a domain name strategy are secured, companies are in a better position to ensure their brands are registered in the appropriate territories.