Regulation A

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Regulation A

An exemption from the Securities Act of 1933 that exempts small public offerings, valued at less than $1.5MM from most registration requirements with the SEC.

Regulation A

An SEC regulation governing an issue of securities worth $5 million or less. Regulation A exempts these issues from many SEC regulations. While companies making these issues must still make filing statements, the issue's prospectus may be shorter and directors and officers have less liability for false or misleading statements. Many companies making regulation A issues are small businesses.

Regulation A

An SEC regulation that permits companies raising less than $5 million in a 12-month period to file with the SEC a printed copy of an offering circular in place of a regular registration statement.
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Very particularly would I thank Senhor Penalosa and other officials of the Brazilian Government for the special arrangements by which we were helped upon our way, and Senhor Pereira of Para, to whose forethought we owe the complete outfit for a decent appearance in the civilized world which we found ready for us at that town.
He was a Portuguese of sixty or thereabouts, Senhor Joaquin Santos by name; at first it was incredible to me that he had no title, so noble was his bearing; but very soon I realized that he was one of those to whom adventitious honors can add no lustre.
So the religious cast of Senhor Santos was brought twice home to me in the same moment, though, to be sure, I had often been struck by it before.
On first arriving it was our custom to unsaddle the horses and give them their Indian corn; then, with a low bow, to ask the senhor to do us the favour to give up something to eat.
After three days' travelling we arrived at Socego, the estate of Senhor Manuel Figuireda, a relation of one of our party.