Schedule 14C


DEFINITION of 'Schedule 14C'

This schedule sets forth the disclosure requirements for information statements. Generally, a company with securities registered under Section 12 of the 1934 Act must send an information statement to every holder of the registered security who is entitled to vote on any matter for which the company is not soliciting proxies. If the company does solicit proxies, Schedule 14A may be required.

BREAKING DOWN 'Schedule 14C'

A proxy statement is intended to provide security holders with the information necessary to enable them to vote in an informed manner on matters pertaining to the company in question. These votes occur at either the traditional annual shareholders meeting or at a specially-called shareholders meeting.

  1. Proxy Materials

    Documents regulated by the Securities & Exchange Commission ...
  2. Securities And Exchange Commission ...

    A government commission created by Congress to regulate the securities ...
  3. Proxy

    1. An agent legally authorized to act on behalf of another party. ...
  4. Securities Act Of 1933

    A federal piece of legislation enacted as a result of the market ...
  5. Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis ...

    The electronic filing system created by the Securities and Exchange ...
  6. Securities Exchange Act Of 1934

    The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 was created to provide governance ...
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