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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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Position the second stencil over the first motif, using the registration marks to line it up.
A total of 280 vehicle registration marks will be put up for public auction.
I would ask the public to co-operate with us and if you have a non-standard registration mark on your vehicle replace it now with a legal one.
The misrepresentation of registration marks can make vehicles difficult to identify and can hamper police efforts to trace vehicles involved in incidents such as hit and run collisions or serious crimes.
The number-plates which concern us are those called dual-purpose plates, the dual-purpose being (a) the registration marks themselves and (b) the international distinguishing sign of the UK, ie the letters GB.
The Transport Department (TD) today (August 26) announced that the 31st invitation exercise of the Personalised Vehicle Registration Marks (PVRMs) Scheme would be launched on September 1.
The Transport Department today (August 19) announced that the auction of traditional vehicle registration marks will be held on September 3 (Saturday), in Meeting Room S421, L4, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai.
The Transport Department today (August 1) announced that two auctions of traditional vehicle registration marks will be held on August 13 and 14 (Saturday and Sunday), in Meeting Room S221, L2, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai.