SEC Form 24F-1

AAA

DEFINITION of 'SEC Form 24F-1'

A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that is required when an investment company sells more shares than its initial registration filing had stated. This form is also known as the Notice of Election of Retroactive Registration. Information on this form includes the number of shares to be retroactively registered and the date of retroactive registration.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'SEC Form 24F-1'

Popular issues of different closed-end or unit investment trusts may occasionally sell more shares than originally stated in the initial registration statement. When this occurs, the management company files a retroactive election to register any shares sold over the previously registered amount.

Related SEC Forms: N-2, 24F-2NT, 24F-2EL

RELATED TERMS
  1. Investment Company Act Of 1940

    Created in 1940 through an act of Congress, this piece of legislation ...
  2. SEC Form 1

    An application for and amendments to an application for registration ...
  3. SEC Form 24F-2EL

    A discontinued filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission ...
  4. SEC Form 26

    A form that is filed by a national securities exchange to notify ...
  5. Securities And Exchange Commission ...

    A government commission created by Congress to regulate the securities ...
  6. Unit Investment Trust - UIT

    An investment company that offers a fixed, unmanaged portfolio, ...
RELATED FAQS
  1. How did the stock market operate prior to the Securities and Exchange Commission?

    The first American stock markets were established in Philadelphia in 1790 and New York in 1792. Trading was largely dominated ... Read Full Answer >>
  2. What financial regulation exist to control the secondary market?

    The secondary market, most commonly referred to as the stock market, is largely built on self-regulating exchanges that also ... Read Full Answer >>
  3. How are asset management firms regulated?

    In principle, the asset management industry is largely governed by two bodies: the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ... Read Full Answer >>
  4. What information should I focus on in my mutual fund's prospectus?

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requires investment companies to provide potential and current investors ... Read Full Answer >>
  5. How can I get a free mutual fund prospectus?

    Mutual funds are sold via prospectus, as mandated by the Securities Act of 1933. The prospectus document outlines many features ... Read Full Answer >>
  6. What information does the SEC require in an investment company's prospectus?

    A prospectus is the document provided by registered investment companies to investors that is meant to assist them in making ... Read Full Answer >>
Related Articles
  1. Fundamental Analysis

    Financial Footnotes: Start Reading The Fine Print

    Find out what could be hidden in this often-overlooked part of the financial statements.
  2. Professionals

    Investigating The Securities Police

    Learn about the history of FINRA and how this organization protects investors.
  3. Retirement

    A Brief History Of The Mutual Fund

    This popular investment vehicle has seen its share of ups and downs, successes and scandals. Read all about it!
  4. Options & Futures

    An Investor's Checklist To Financial Footnotes

    Footnotes to the financial statements contain very important information, but reading them takes skill.
  5. Personal Finance

    Who's Looking Out For Investors?

    If your account has been mishandled, FINRA and the SEC are among several organizations that can help.
  6. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    How To Start a Hedge Fund In the United States

    A general overview of how to start a hedge fund firm in the United States, including complying with state and federal regulations.
  7. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    How To Start A Hedge Fund In The UK

    Starting a new hedge fund in the United Kingdom is more complex than in the United States. We discuss UK laws and regulations for starting a new hedge fund.
  8. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    How To Start A Hedge Fund In Canada

    Would-be hedge fund managers in Canada need to understand the laws and regulations that must be followed in order to start a fund in the country.
  9. Taxes

    Is It Smart To Get Dual Citizenship?

    Does it ever make sense to be a citizen of the U.S. and somewhere else? Yes, so you can work minus a visa – not so much, if you get drafted into the army.
  10. Retirement

    Expat In America: Visas To Retire In the U.S.

    It isn't easy for non-citizens to retire in the United States unless a family member is already a citizen. But some visas will allow for longer visits

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Adverse Selection

    1. The tendency of those in dangerous jobs or high risk lifestyles to get life insurance. 2. A situation where sellers have ...
  2. Wash Trading

    The process of buying shares of a company through one broker while selling shares through a different broker. Wash trading ...
  3. Fixed-Income Arbitrage

    An investment strategy that attempts to profit from arbitrage opportunities in interest rate securities. When using a fixed-income ...
  4. Venture-Capital-Backed IPO

    The selling to the public of shares in a company that has previously been funded primarily by private investors. The alternative ...
  5. Merger Arbitrage

    A hedge fund strategy in which the stocks of two merging companies are simultaneously bought and sold to create a riskless ...
  6. Market Failure

    An economic term that encompasses a situation where, in any given market, the quantity of a product demanded by consumers ...
Trading Center