DEFINITION of 'SEC Form 8A12BT'
A form concerned with the registration of listed debt securities (bonds) pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. SEC Form 8A12BT is to become effective simultaneously with the effective of a concurrent Securities Act registration statement.
BREAKING DOWN 'SEC Form 8A12BT'
Rule 12(b)-3 states that when an issuer files for registration of debt securities, the issuer must provide the following: the rate of interest, the date of maturity, the priority of the bond in the corporate structure, whether payment of principal and interest is contingent and if the bond is convertible into other securities.