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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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When nesting is complete, the operator adds registration marks and a barcode, and the data are ready to print and cut.
Flanagan, who gave his address as Grosvenor Road Police Station, was fined pounds 50 on each of six counts of driving with a false vehicle registration mark - that's an overall fine of pounds 300.
A total of 280 vehicle registration marks will be put up for public auction.
As well as continuing to sell current style registration marks, DVLA Sale of Marks will offer a range of personalised new style registrations ahead of their introduction in September 2001.
The company announced two new plain- paper typesetter models this week, including a model capable of oversized printing, including full bleeds and registration marks typically required by professional printers.
This registration marks significant growth in the registry with an extra one million domain names since July 2007.
The Transport Department today (November 22) announced that an auction of traditional vehicle registration marks will be held on December 8 (Sunday), in Meeting Room S421, L4, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai.
Some drivers alter the registration marks to satisfy a fashion statement with others simply doing it to avoid identification.