SEC Form 8-B12G

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DEFINITION of 'SEC Form 8-B12G'

A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) concerning the registration of securities of certain successor issuers, pursuant to section 12(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Section 12(g) concerns the registration of a security by its issuer. This section specifically discuess exemption to the rules and the types of issuers that may be exempt from the 1934 Securities Exchange Act's requirement of registering the issuance of securities.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'SEC Form 8-B12G'

In general, Form 8-B is a specialized registration form used by certain issuers with no securities registered under the 1934 Securities Exchange Act, that succeed to another issuer which had securities that were registered at the the time of the succession.

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