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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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In such cases, an LLC is required to register as a foreign LLC in the states in which it does business (other than the state in which it is organized).
Section 102--Registration with the Board: All public accounting firms preparing or issuing (or participating in the preparation or issuance of) any audit report for an issuer has to register with the PCAOB.
today announced a new Register Plus plug-in, now making it easy for systems to implement a Terms of Service (TOS) agreement, Age Checking and five new custom registration fields.
Nasdaq: IDTI), a leading communications IC company, today announced its continued support for DDR2 dual in-line memory modules (DIMMs) with the introduction of the industry's first Register Validation Board (RVB).
The SSTVF16859 high performance improves timing margins and its chip-scale package is half the size of previous DDR registers making it a key component in Micron's industry leading high-density 2GB and 4GB registered DDR memory modules.
Focusing on the need for reliability, accuracy and durability and moving a step beyond AMR into the future of sophisticated data management for utilities, Invensys today announced its Intelligent Communications Encoder (ICE) register.
According to Christoph Schulien, CEO of CoreOptics, "Regent enables us to design and document the HW/SW interface modules of our advanced ASICs, capturing large numbers of registers with their attributes in an intuitive way, and being able to automatically generate their RTL representation and SW macros.
They also allow the designer to freely "drag and drop" fields between memory-mapped registers while automatically tracking address changes.
In addition to clock driver ICs for PC-133/PC-100 Registered DIMM, Hyundai's ALVC family of logic devices includes two 18-bit memory registers (HG74ALVC16835, HG74ALVC162835) for PC-100 registered DIMM.
As a result, the Register in Advance inaugural initiative, including People for the American Way Foundation, the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund, the League of United Latin American Citizens and the Southwest Voter Registration and Education Project, registered 50,000 new voters.