Regulation A(redirected from Reg 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.
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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.
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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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