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Options: All option contracts of the same class that also have the same unit of trade, expiration date, and exercise price. Stocks: shares that have common characteristics, such as rights to ownership and voting, dividends, or par value. In the case of many foreign shares, one series may be owned only by citizens of the country in which the stock is registered.

Option Series

All the option contracts of the same class on the same underlying security with the same strike price and expiration date that are traded on an exchange. For example, all call options on Stock X with strike price Y expiring on the last Friday in March make up one option series in the exchange on which they are traded. An option series is also simply called a series.


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In cases where these individuals or small teams were established and investigated the DSCSA requirements, another obstacle quickly became apparent: the significant amount of capital expenditure required to achieve serialization compliance.
On a positive note, sometimes serialization was used as leverage with finance teams to replace legacy equipment not equipped to deal with the challenge.
Today, while other solution providers are in the midst of conducting pilot tests, TraceLink customers are out front, already live in production with serialization and officially approved to submit data to the EU Hub.
Beyond the system's benefits, Chase explains that Mettler-Toledo's customer service is an important piece of the serialization puzzle.
Effective serialization capabilities can eventually help companies to improve their overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) and streamline their operations.
Chapter one provides a useful survey of the historical and theoretical landscape of serialization within nineteenth-century periodicals, paying special attention to the use of illustration as a collaborative feature.
Acsis Edge for Pharma delivers serialization control for all warehouse activities by capturing movements and data as a product moves from receipt through distribution.
Equipment suppliers and contract packagers provide their insight into the latest capabilities, customer needs, advances with serialization and what to expect from packaging equipment down the road.
'Impending legislation changes such as California's e-Pedigree mandate and the European Union's Safe Medicines Directive are making companies reexamine their supply chains and serialization,' said John DiPalo, COO, Acsis.
Omega Design Corporation (, a global provider of packaging machinery and serialization solutions and a worldwide leader in bottle unscrambling technology, now offers the LCX Unscrambler with patented rotary cam pockets.
The system is capable of printing GS1 barcodes for track-and-trace and electronic pedigree serialization. The product can achieve a print area up to 2" x 3.1" (53mm x 80mm) in size.
Regulation of the serialization of pharmaceutical products is currently in place or being implemented in several countries, among them Turkey, France and the US, to curtail the number of counterfeit products on the market.