DEFINITION of 'SEC Form DFAN14A'

This is a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission under section 14A of the code. SEC Form DFAN14A covers an "Additional Definitive Proxy Solicitation Materials Filed by Non Management." This form is applicable for non managment proxy solicitations not supported by the registrant.

BREAKING DOWN 'SEC Form DFAN14A'

This form identifies the party taking action, what the investment position is in the company, the action to be taken and the desired result of such action. The purpose of the form is to insure that timely information is distributed to all interested parties, since it's intended result is to force a change not proposed by the registrant.

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