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Question: An issuer files a Form 12b-25 in connection with a periodic report, and then files a Form 15 under Rule 12g-4 during the Rule 12b-25 extension period. The exercise of the option is a separate investment decision from the purchase of the option. [January 27, 2023]. [September 30, 2008]. During any three-month period, sales of issuer securities by the trust will share the Rule 144(e) volume limitation with the person's sales of other issuer securities he owns. Question: May a company continue to use a registration statement that is predicated on timely filed reports (such as Form S-3) during the Rule 12b-25 extension period for a periodic report? Answer: No. Question: At a time when he is not aware of material nonpublic information, a person obtains a $1 million loan from a brokerage firm and places $2 million of stock in a margin account with the broker. [September 30, 2008], 270.01 An issuer goes effective with a Securities Act registration statement after its fiscal year end without including audited financial statements as of such year end in the registration statement. After the offering, the issuers net tangible assets will be less than $2 million and the common stock will not be an NMS Stock, as defined in Section 242.600(b)(47) of Regulation NMS. 115. 240.12b-4 Supplemental information. Answer: Yes, assuming two additional facts are present: (1) the terms of the plan do not permit her to exercise any subsequent influence over the timing of sales under the plan; and (2) the broker is not aware of material nonpublic information when selling securities under the plan. For example, if a non-reporting foreign private issuer acquires a reporting foreign private issuer using shares as consideration in a transaction exempt from registration under the Securities Act (such as under Section 3(a)(10)), how should the non-reporting foreign private issuer begin filing on EDGAR? Answer: If a limit order is discretionary, the discretion granted to the broker over the timing of a sale would require the conditions of Rule 10b5-1(c)(1)(i)(B)(3) to be satisfied for a defense to be available. The public offering price is $5 a share. Question: Does termination of a plan affect the availability of the Rule 10b5-1(c) defense for prior plan transactions? Alternatively, an issuer may make the determination based on the number of voting securities. It is the counting rule for determining whether an issuer has sufficient security holders to become or remain subject to Section 12(g) and to remain subject to Section 15(d). Other than the referenced section, the process and registration statements used are the same as for a Section 12 (g) registration. By contrast, under Rule 15d-6, if an issuer has fewer than 300 security holders of record at the beginning of the fiscal year, a Form 15 should be filed to notify the Commission of such suspension, but the suspension is granted by statute and is not contingent on filing the Form 15. (19) of Form 40-F must be provided? Who signs the certification? As a condition to its use, the COVID-19 Order requires, among other things, that the registrant furnish certain specified statements by the later of March 16, 2020 or the original due date of the required report. [September 30, 2008], 280.01 Exchange Act Release No. Answer: The registrants first Form 10-K should be filed with respect to its fiscal year ended December 31, 2007. [Mar. Two months later, he wishes to exercise the option. On the other hand, a registrant that relies on the COVID Order for a report will be considered to have a due date 45 days after the original filing deadline for the report. [September 30, 2008]. As a general matter, a fund-switching transaction that effects a sale could be a corresponding or hedging transaction under Rule 10b5-1(c)(1)(i)(C) with respect to a payroll deduction purchase under the 401(k) plan. [December 8, 2016]. Question: An issuer files a Form 25 to delist a class of securities from a national securities exchange and to terminate the Section 12(b) registration of that class. ( F) A person's right to acquire equity securities through the exercise or conversion of any derivative security, whether or not presently exercisable. Answer: If the registrant has not filed a Form 10-K after the Rule 12b-25 extension period has run, and the registrant is not yet required to update the registration statement under Section 10(a)(3) of the Securities Act, the registrants ability to make offers and sales will depend on whether the company determines that the prospectus included in the Form S-3 is a valid Section 10(a) prospectus and there are no Section 12(a)(2) or anti-fraud concerns with the prospectus. Answer: Yes. [January 27, 2023]. In effect, there are four determinations: the citizenship status of executive officers, the residency status of executive officers, the citizenship status of directors, and the residency status of directors. As a result, Rule 12b-25 cannot be used to extend the time available for satisfying Part IIIs line-items by incorporating the proxy statement. This is permissible, provided two conditions are met: (1) the portion of the registration statement to be incorporated does not include any incorporation by reference to another document (see Item 10(d) of Regulation S-K), and (2) a copy of the incorporated portion of the registration statement is filed as an exhibit to the Form 10-K, as required by Rule 12b-23(a)(3) under the Exchange Act. As such, these filers do not meet the requirement that they be subject to Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Exchange Act, which is among the criteria for meeting Rule 12b-2s definitions of accelerated filer and large accelerated filer. [September 30, 2008]. Answer: No. In other words, the instruction permits forward incorporation by reference of the proxy statement into the already filed Form 10-K. (b) Alternatively, the written plan could provide for adjustment of the amount of securities to be sold each month based on a delegation of discretion to the broker. The date by which the periodic report must be filed pursuant to Rule 12b-25(b)(3) falls after the effective date of the delisting. The text of Rule 15c2-12 is provided in Attachment A. In this example, the person has retained discretion over the timing of the option exercise. Most shares would be repurchased through open market transactions, but the company intended to negotiate repurchase of at least one large block of stock through a privately negotiated transaction. 7881 (Aug. 15, 2000) at fn. Moreover, if a person established a new contract, instruction or plan after terminating a prior plan, then all the surrounding facts and circumstances, including the period of time between the cancellation of the old plan and the creation of the new plan, would be relevant to a determination whether the person had established the contract, instruction or plan in good faith and not as part of a plan or scheme to evade the prohibitions of Rule 10b5-1(c). As discussed in Question 130.02, voluntary filers submit Exchange Act reports without being obligated to do so pursuant to Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Exchange Act. Answer: Rule 12b-25 provides that an annual or quarterly report shall be deemed timely filed if a Form 12b-25 making certain specified representations is filed no later than one business day after the due date of the annual or quarterly report, and the report itself is filed no later than fifteen or five calendar days, respectively, after the due date. 25, 2009]. [Mar. The third party who has been granted discretion must not be aware of material nonpublic information when exercising that discretion. The successor later learned that at the time of the merger, the predecessor had fewer than 300 record shareholders. If the amendment does not contain or amend disclosure pursuant to Item 307 or 308 of Regulation S-K (or the equivalent disclosure requirement in Form 20-F or 40-F), and such disclosure is not otherwise required to be amended given the nature of the reasons for the amendment, paragraphs 4 and 5 may be omitted from the certifications that are filed with the amendment. However, the person would not be permitted to exercise subsequent influence over trust sales if the instrument creating the trust specified either (1) the percentage of the volume limit to be allocated to sales by the trust and other sales by the person, or (2) that the trustee would determine that allocation for each applicable three-month period without consulting the person. Rule 3a4-1 Associated persons of an issuer deemed not to be brokers. [September 30, 2008], 230.02 If a newly formed public company uses Form S-3 on the basis of another entitys (e.g., its parents) reporting history and that other entity is an accelerated filer, then the newly formed public company is also deemed an accelerated filer. The company proposed that the plan provide for an automatic reduction in the aggregate number of shares authorized for repurchase under the plan equal to the number of shares, if any, that the company discloses in Form 10-Q, Part II, Item 2 that it has repurchased in privately negotiated transactions. The effect of the instruction is to deem the Part III information to have been timely filed on the due date applicable to the Form 10-K. Rule 12g-4 affects only Section 13(a) reporting requirements that arise from Section 12(g) registration and does not affect any reporting requirement under Section 15(d) of the Exchange Act that may become operative in connection with the termination of Section 12(g) registration. 240.12b-5 Determination of affiliates of banks. Subpart A - Rules and Regulations Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ( 240.0-1 - 240.12a-11) General ( 240.12b-1 - 240.12b-7) 240.12b-1 Scope of regulation. Should this other officer sign the certification despite the fact that there is a titular CEO? Assuming the registrant had more than 300 holders of record as of January 1, the registrant then has a Section 15(d) obligation that revives because it had an effective Form S-3 and Form S-8 that were updated during the registrants last fiscal year by virtue of the filing and incorporation by reference of a Form 10-K into the Form S-3 and Form S-8. Question: Is the institutional defense provided by Rule 10b5-1(c)(2) available to the issuer of the securities for a repurchase plan? The issuer is not otherwise required to file Exchange Act reports under Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Exchange Act after the effective date of the delisting. [Mar. The bracketed date following each C&DI is the latest date of publication or revision. Answer: The registrant can suspend the Section 15(d) obligation on a going forward basis provided: (1) the registrant first files post-effective amendments to the Form S-3 and Form S-8 to terminate those offerings; (2) those post-effective amendments become effective before the registrant files a Form 10-K for the last fiscal year; and (3) all of the applicable conditions in Rule 12h-3 are met. Sec. The Commission originally proposed a version of the rule that would have looked through to the beneficial owners of the street-name securities, but adopted the rule in a form that does not produce this result. Section 10(b) and Rule 10b-5 apply to any fraudulent conduct "in connection with the purchase or sale of any security." Because this would give the issuer the potential to effectively modify the plan by doing the block trades while aware of material nonpublic information, the Division staff took the view that the Rule 10b5-1(c) affirmative defense would not be available. Question: For purposes of determining accelerated filer and large accelerated filer status, may an issuer take into account its reporting history as a voluntary filer? The SEC amended Rule 17a-4 on October 12, 2022 to modify the requirements regarding the maintenance and preservation of electronic records, the use of third-party recordkeeping services to hold records, and the prompt production of records. 7881 (Aug. 15, 2000), at fn. Answer: Yes, it is permissible to use a plain English equivalent in lieu of the words, "pursuant to Item 402 of Regulation S-K." [Feb. 11, 2011]. SCHEDULE 13G Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Amendment No. Question: A foreign issuer qualifies as a foreign private issuer on the last business day of its most recently completed second fiscal quarter, which is the "determination date" for foreign private issuer status under Exchange Act Rule 3b-4(c). The fee rates set forth in Exchange Act Rule 0-11 do not apply. [Mar. Answer: No. Question: In determining whether the majority of the directors are United States citizens or residents under the definition of foreign private issuer in Securities Act Rule 405 and Exchange Act Rule 3b-4(c), how should the determination be made when the issuer has two boards of directors? Answer: In order for the subsidiary to be exempt from filing a periodic report pursuant to Rule 12h-5, the full and unconditional parent guarantee of the subsidiarys debt securities must be in effect before the end of the period that would have been covered by the periodic report, assuming that all other applicable conditions of Rule 3-10 of Regulation S-X are met. 34-88465 (March 25, 2020))? Answer: If there are no financial statements or other financial information in the amendment, then paragraph 3 may be omitted from the certifications that are filed with the amendment. Question: On its proxy card and voting instruction form, how should a company describe the advisory vote to approve executive compensation that is required by Exchange Act Rule 14a-21? Does the manner of allocating the Rule 144(e) volume limitation between sales by the trust and the person's other sales of issuer securities affect whether the person is permitted to exercise any subsequent influence over how, when, or whether to effect purchases or sales under the trust within the meaning of Rule 10b5-1(c)(1)(i)(B)(3)? Rule 12g5-1(a)(3) provides a special counting method for securities held in a custodial capacity for a single trust, estate or account. Who must execute the certifications required by Rules 13a-14(a) and 15d-14(a)? The securities of a successor issuer described in Rule 12g-3 are deemed to be registered under Section 12 by operation of law, and no Exchange Act registration statement on Form 8-A or any other form therefore need be filed. [December 8, 2016]. Title V of the Act is classified principally to chapter 94 (6801 et seq.) [Mar. The same analysis applies whether the option is a put or a call. That provision, however, does not apply to domestic issuers. If he is aware of material nonpublic information at the time of exercise, can he rely on a Rule 10b5-1(c) defense in exercising the option? 25, 2009]. If the registrant only files a Form 12b-25 by the original due date of the required report, it will have not met the condition of the COVID-19 Order to provide the statements called for by the original filing deadline on a furnished Form 8-K or Form 6-K. [September 30, 2008]. [September 30, 2008]. Therefore, an issuer may not look to Rule 12b-25 to avoid filing a periodic report that becomes due after the filing of the Form 25 but before the effectiveness of the delisting. U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules require reporting companies to file material agreements as exhibits to periodic reports, registration statements and certain other disclosure documents. 240.12b-2 Definitions. [September 30, 2008]. The effective date and compliance date for the amendments are January 3, 2023, and May 3, 2023 . The effect is not to constitute the 120th day as a second due date for the Part III information. Is a Form 15 required to be filed under Rule 15d-6 as a condition of the suspension? [Mar. Answer: The issuer must make the determination with respect to the board that performs the functions most closely to those undertaken by a U.S.-style board of directors. What effect does this have on the availability of a Rule 10b5-1(c) defense? With two legislative days remaining until Crossover Day, legislators and lobbyists spent all . Question: For purposes of the definition of foreign private issuer in Securities Act Rule 405 and Exchange Act Rule 3b-4(c), how does an issuer determine whether its business is administered principally in the United States? In 240.0-1 to 240.24b-3, the numbers to the right of the decimal point correspond with the respective rule numbers of the rules and regulations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Answer: No. Answer: The term calendar month under Rule 12b-2 is interpreted in a manner consistent with the term calendar month in determining Form S-3 eligibility. Between the date of filing the Form 25 and the effective date of the delisting under Rule 12d2-2(d)(1), a periodic report becomes due. 34-94524; File No. Other individuals without permanent resident status may also be residents of the U.S. for purposes of these provisions. Question: May an issuer rely on Rule 12b-25 for an extension to file a special financial report under Rule 15d-2? [September 30, 2008]. Regulators as well as Congress must approach this technology with a balanced approach, that In such a case, each trust, estate or account is a distinct holder of record for purposes of Sections 12(g) and 15(d). [September 30, 2008], 252.01 Rule 12g5-1 does not require an issuer to look through record ownership to the beneficial holders in determining whether it has 500 security holders for purposes of registration under Section 12(g) of the Exchange Act. This is because the terms of the margin account contract would permit him to exercise subsequent influence over how, when, or whether to effect purchases or sales. Material may be filed by delivery to the Commission, through the mails or otherwise. 25, 2009]. [Mar. Question: What filings should a non-reporting foreign private issuer make when it succeeds to the reporting obligation of an issuer under Exchange Act Rule 12g-3? 25, 2009]. Question: A condition for meeting the definitions of accelerated filer and large accelerated filer in Rule 12b-2 is that the issuer must have been subject to the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Exchange Act for a period of at least twelve calendar months as of the end of its fiscal year. Question: Must the vote on say-on-frequency, as required by Rule 14a-21(b), be in the form of a "resolution"? Answer: As set forth in paragraph (a) of Rules 13a-14 and 15d-14, where an issuer does not have a principal executive officer or a principal financial officer, the person or persons performing similar functions at the time of filing of the report must execute the required certification. Under Rule 15d-6, if an issuer has fewer than 300 security holders of record at the beginning of the fiscal year, a Form 15 should be filed to notify the Commission of such suspension, but the suspension is granted by statute and is not contingent on filing the Form 15. 78c(a)(47)). Question: A registrant expects that due to COVID-19 it will be unable to file a report of the type covered by Rule 12b-25 on a timely basis without incurring an unreasonable effort or expense. Question 120.14, which provides that delegation of discretion to a broker to reduce the number of shares to be sold under a trading plan to comply with the Rule 144(e) volume limitations, was distinguished because the reductions in Question 120.14 reflect limitations imposed by law rather than an exercise of discretion by the seller. The instruction to the broker, which is an instruction to another person within the meaning of Rule 10b5-1(c)(1)(i)(A)(2), specifies the date of the transaction and imposes a limit on the price, within the meaning of Rule 10b5-1(c)(1)(iii)(B). Although Rule 12g-3 technically does not apply because only one issuer is involved, the Division is of the view that the new common stock would succeed to the registered status of the old common stock, so that continuous Exchange Act reporting would be required. Answer: Yes. [December 8, 2016]. May it continue to use the foreign private issuer forms and rules until it retests its foreign private issuer status on the next determination date? However, in cases in which the subsidiary under Rule 3-09: (1) is less than 50% owned, (2) is itself a reporting company, and (3) will be filing its financial statements late and is itself eligible to use Rule 12b-25 for an extension, the Division staff will construe Rule 12b-25(b) to be available to the parent with respect to the subsidiarys filing. Answer: Paragraph (f) of Rule 12b-25 excludes from the operation of the rule a company with a subsidiary whose financial statements are to be filed by amendment to the companys Form 10-K, as provided in Rule 3-09 of Regulation S-X. Question: Which persons will be considered named executive officers for purposes of determining the parties for whom individualized disclosure pursuant to Item 6.F of Form 20-F must be provided? Therefore, unless a registrant that filed a Form 12b-25 also furnished a Form 8-K or Form 6-K by March 16, 2020 or the original due date of the report, it would not be able to rely on the COVID-19 Order. Question: May the principal executive officer and principal financial officer of an issuer omit certain paragraphs from the certifications required by Rules 13a-14(a) and 15d-14(a) when the issuer is filing an amendment to a periodic report? In this case, where one or more of the price, amount and dates of transactions under a contract, instruction or written plan are to be determined based on a delegation of discretion to another person, the availability of a defense depends upon satisfaction of the conditions of Rule 10b5-1(c)(1)(i)(B)(3).

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