Definitions for "Regulation A"
SEC provision for simplified registration for small issues of securities. A Reg. A issue may require a shorter prospectus and carries lesser liability for directors and officers for misleading statements. The conditional small issues securities exemption of the Securities Act of 1933 is allowed if the offering is a maximum of $5,000,000 U.S. Dollars.
An SEC regulation that governs offerings of $1,500,000 or less, which qualify for simplified registration.
A Federal Reserve Board regulation that exempts small public offerings, valued at less than $1.5MM from most registration requirements with the SEC.
A banking term referring to a Federal Reserve Bank pronouncement governing the creation of eligible bankers' acceptances. To be eligible for discounts, the Federal Reserve requires that all bankers' acceptances must meet the following criteria: 1. The tenor of the draft must not exceed six months, exclusive of days of grace; and 2. The draft must arise as the result of the importation or exportation of merchandise between the United States and another country or between two foreign countries; or 3. The draft must cover a domestic shipment of merchandise within the United States; or 4. The draft must cover the financing of merchandise stored in a warehouse where the merchandise is secured by a negotiable warehouse receipt. The merchandise must also qualify as a readily marketable staple.
Establishes rules under which Federal Reserve Banks may extend credit to depository institutions and others
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