SEC Form 8-K12G3

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DEFINITION of 'SEC Form 8-K12G3'

A form that is an initial filing for the notification of securities of successor issuers deemed to register pursuant to Section 12. Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 concerns all of the registration requirements for securities to be listed on an exchange.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'SEC Form 8-K12G3'

Form 8-K in general is the "current report" that is used to report the occurrence of any material events or corporate changes which are of importance to investors or security holders and have not been previously reported by the registrant. It provides more current information than Forms 10-Q or 10-K.

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