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Registration statement

A legal document filed with the SEC to register securities for public offering that details the purpose of the proposed public offering. The statement outlines financial details, a history of the company's operations and management, and other facts of importance to potential buyers. See: Registration.
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Registration Statement

A document filed with the SEC explaining a new offering of securities for public trade. A registration statement must contain a complete description of the security and the terms of the sales. It must also include applicable information about the issuer's financial situation and applicable risk factors. This is done to protect investors from fraud.
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registration statement

A document filed with the SEC containing detailed information about a firm that plans to sell securities to the public. Required data include financial statements, the reason for the issue, and details on the firm's business. Certain issues (such as under $500,000, intrastate sales only, private placements, and bank securities) are exempt from this requirement. See also deficiency letter, official statement, prospectus.
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Further, if the rights offering is made, it is subject to the effectiveness of the fund's registration statement filed earlier with the SEC and will be made only by means of a prospectus.
announced it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S.
While the Company has no current plans to issue securities under the new registration statement, the Company believes it will provide more timely and efficient access to the capital markets if the Company decides to issue securities in the future.
(OTCQB: MGTI) has announced that it has filed a USD 150 million Universal Shelf registration statement covering various MGT securities, including common stock, preferred stock, debt securities, rights, warrants and units, that the company may sell from time to time, the company said.
(NASDAQ: NETE) said it has filed a universal shelf registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission that is intended to provide the company with increased financial flexibility to execute on its business strategy and invest in opportunities in mobile payments and value-added transactional services.
The stated offering size of about $275 million in the registration statement is much bigger than the $150-million IPO originally mulled by the bank.
This universal shelf registration statement on Form S-3 was declared effective by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today.
The new shelf registration statement replaces the company's prior universal shelf registration statement, which expired on August 17, 2012.
* Blyth, Inc., owner of direct selling fitness and weight management company ViSalus, has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a potential initial public offering (IPO) of its Class A common stock.
The objective of the auditor, in connection with audited financial statements of a nonissuer that are separately included or incorporated by reference in a registration statement filed under the Securities Act of 1933, is to perform specified procedures at or shortly before the effective date of the registration statement to sustain the burden of proof that the auditor has performed a reasonable investigation, as referred to in Section 11(b)(3)(B) of the Securities Act of 1933.
rare earth producer and technology company, today announced that it filed an amendment to its registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S.

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