Securities Exchange Act of 1934


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Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Legislation that created the SEC, outlawing dishonest practices in the trading of securities.

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Legislation in the United States that regulated broker-dealers and secondary trades on American stock exchanges. This Act also created the Securities and Exchange Commission to help it accomplish its goals. The act prohibited certain trades that would unfairly or dangerously manipulate prices. For example, the Act forbids churning, in which an investor makes both buy and sell orders through different brokers to create the impression of increased interest in the security and to raise the price. It was one of the most important regulatory laws that came out of the New Deal.

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Landmark legislation that established the SEC and that gives it authority over proxy solicitation and registration of organized exchanges. In addition, the Act sets disclosure requirements for securities in the secondary market, regulates insider trading, and gives the Federal Reserve authority over credit purchases of securities. When established, the Act reflected an effort to extend and overcome shortcomings of the Securities Act of 1933. These two pieces of legislation are the basis of securities regulation in the twentieth century. See also Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Williams Act.
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Except as otherwise provided in this section, a member bank whose securities are subject to registration pursuant to section 12(b) or section 12(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the 1934 Act) (15 U.
This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, which are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby.
Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 , including statements regarding the manner in which Check Point's share repurchase program will be conducted; Check Point's expectation that it will enter into a Rule 10b5-1 plan to facilitate the repurchase of a portion of the shares; and Check Point's determination to fund the share repurchases from available working capital.
As previously announced, on January 30, 2006, the Board of Directors authorized the company to enter into a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that, if agreed to by the SEC, would result in the revocation of the registration of its common stock under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
As a result of the merger, Bedford common stock and Bedford Series B Preferred Stock will no longer be listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and Bedford's common stock will be deregistered from under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
a provider of integrated communications services to small and medium sized businesses in the western United States, today announced that a group of executive officers has adopted a pre-arranged stock trading plan in accordance with the company's policies for stock transactions and the guidelines specified by Rule 10b5-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
The reverse stock split would reduce the number of shareholders of record below 300, thereby allowing the company to delist from the American Stock Exchange and deregister its shares under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, thus "going dark".
NEW YORK -- Exide Technologies (NASDAQ: XIDE) and Deutsche Bank Securities were named in a lawsuit alleging fraud and violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

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