Regulation S(redirected from Reg S)
An SEC regulation allowing publicly-traded companies not to register stocks sold outside the United States to foreign investors. Created in 1990, this regulation was intended to encourage foreign investors to purchase American stocks in order to increase the liquidity of American markets.
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An SEC regulation that permits companies to not register stock they sell outside the United States to foreign investors.
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