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Registration

In the securities market describes process set up pursuant to the Securities Exchange Acts of 1933 and 1934 whereby securities that are to be sold to the public are reviewed by the SEC.

Registration

The process of submitting appropriate documents to a government regulator before an activity may be conducted. For example, a company must register with the SEC or the equivalent state agency before it may issue stock. In other words, registration is the process of publicly announcing that one intends to conduct an activity and taking all steps to ensure that the activity is done legally and correctly.

registration

The preparation of a security issue for public sale. For registration, the issuer hires an underwriting firm to prepare a registration statement that is submitted to the SEC or to a state authority. As part of this process, an investment banker brings in a public accounting firm to audit the issuer's financial condition. See also cooling-off period, gun jumping, piggyback registration.
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She crept up the back stairs and across the kitchen to her room, registering her thanksgiving that Sarah was asleep.
I looked at the top of his bald head; having noticed on other occasions that the temper which was really in him had a habit of registering itself THERE.
Name issues: One potential problem when registering as a foreign LLC arises when the LLC's name is confusingly similar to an LLC already formed or registered to do business in the state.
In both situations, short of registering for GST purposes (even assuming the non-residents could voluntarily register), there would be non-recoverable tax embedded in the cost to the Canadian customer for a truly commercial transaction.