DEFINITION of 'SEC Form 8-B12B'

A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) which concerns registration of securities of certain successor issuers pursuant to section 12(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Section 12(b) concerns the registration of a security by its issuer on a national securities exchange. Section 12(b) covers all of the forms and financial statements that are required by the SEC to approve a securities registration.

BREAKING DOWN 'SEC Form 8-B12B'

Form 8-B in general 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 so registered at the time of the succession.

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