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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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The same unit uses the same registration marks to bend the plate.
"Upon completion of the Memorandum of Sale of PVRM, the purchaser will be issued a receipt and a Certificate of Allocation of Personalised Registration Mark. The Certificate of Allocation will serve to prove the holdership of the PVRM.
"Some drivers alter the registration marks to satisfy a fashion statement with others simply doing it to avoid identification." Mr Jones added.
The regulations specify the character size, font, colour and spacing that registration marks must comply with.
The unique registration marks being offered for sale by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency include SA 02 NTA (Santa) going for pounds 2999 and T111 NSL (tinsel) at a mere pounds 250.
The Transport Department (October 12) announced that the auction of traditional vehicle registration marks will be held on November 3 (Saturday), in Meeting Room S421, L4, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai.
Identical cars were then stolen in Britain, given the newly-issued registration marks and sold to innocent purchasers.
The misrepresentation of registration marks can make it difficult or impossible for Automated Number Plate Reader (ANPR) cameras or witnesses to read registration plates.
SIR - Now that we are into September, the Road Vehicles (Display of Registration Marks) Regulations 2001 have come into force.
THE arrival of the `T' reg plates just seven months after the S registration marks a new era for motorists.