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Pipeline

The underwriting process that must be completed with the SEC before a security can be offering for sale to the public.

Pipeline

1. Informal; the process by which a company or underwriter conducts all due diligence, files all necessary paperwork, and generally makes preparation for a new issue. The pipeline especially refers to abiding by regulations issued by the SEC.

2. More broadly, any activity or project that is in the preparatory stages.

pipeline

The process through which security issues pass before their distribution to the public. If securities are being readied for distribution, they are said to be in the pipeline.

pipeline

(1) A system for carrying fluids or gases. (2) A popular expression for things that are in process. For example,“There are over 10,000 condo units in the pipeline, in various stages of construction or conversion.” Or “I'm not worried about apartment move-outs this summer because I have a number of prospects in the pipeline.”

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There is almost no enforcement," says Lois Epstein, an engineer who followed pipeline safety for Environmental Defense in Washington, D.
This decision should clear the way for a quick decision on the eminent domain claim by Pacific Pipeline and allow construction to begin in Los Angeles in early February,'' Shamas said.
We do not need, nor will we use, the railroad to supply pipeline work.
Chevron and Texaco, the oil companies who owned portions of the pipeline, flinched at the hard-line measures, McLean said.
The pipeline break led to an investigation by the state fire marshal, who this year began pushing for all oil companies to replace or shut down aging pipelines.
The oil pipeline is offered by a Colorado-based limited partnership 80 percent owned by a real estate interest (The Anschutz Co.