Definitions for "effective date"
The date on which an agreement, such as a contract or insurance policy, takes effect.
The day on which the SEC first permits a new issue to be sold to investors.
Reflects the date when the action being entered is to become valid. Can be the current date indicating that the action I effective immediately or can be a future date.
The day on which a fare or other offer becomes valid.
The day a newly registered security can be offered for sale.
Day on which an agreement takes effect (i.e., purchase or redemption) and on which the price applied to the transaction is designated.
Keywords:  encumbered, equitable, owner
encumbered equitable owner
This is when the registration statement has become effective with the Securities and Exchange Commission and state agencies. Then the company can distribute a prospectus to potential customers of the new issue of stock.
Specifies the time in which a particular change or action became effective. This allows for historical record keeping, and for future actions to be processed.