SEC Form 8-B12B

AAA

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.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS '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.

RELATED TERMS
  1. SEC Form 8-K15D5

    A form that is an initial filing for the notification of assumption ...
  2. SEC Form 15-15D

    A certification of termination of registration of a class of ...
  3. Securities And Exchange Commission ...

    A government commission created by Congress to regulate the securities ...
  4. Issuer

    A legal entity that develops, registers and sells securities ...
  5. Securities Exchange Act Of 1934

    The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 was created to provide governance ...
  6. Securities Act Of 1933

    A federal piece of legislation enacted as a result of the market ...
Related Articles
  1. Investing Basics

    SEC Filings: Forms You Need To Know

    The forms companies are required to file provide a clear view of their histories and progress.
  2. Investing Basics

    The Flow Of Company Information

    Learn how to gather all the pieces before you start to put together your puzzle.
  3. Economics

    What impact does quantitative easing have on consumers in the U.S.?

    Dig deeper into the Federal Reserve's quantitative easing policies and what potential impacts they may have on American consumers.
  4. Economics

    How does government regulation impact the railroads sector?

    Explore different ways that government regulation has affected the railroad sector. Learn about key laws that have been passed that impacted it.
  5. Economics

    What regulations are in place that affect fracking?

    Read about some of the regulations that impact the practice of hydraulic fracturing, which is used to increase oil and gas well output.
  6. Fundamental Analysis

    How can quantitative easing be effective in the economy?

    Take a deeper look at the impacts of the Federal Reserve's large scale asset purchase plan, better known as quantitative easing, or QE.
  7. Economics

    What is the role of deficit spending in fiscal policy?

    Read about the role deficit spending can play in a government's fiscal policy, and learn why economists are torn about the efficacy of debt-related stimulus.
  8. Economics

    How does government regulation impact the oil & gas drilling sector?

    Find out how government regulation of the oil and gas sectors is often positive for the large companies, but may be negative for smaller operations.
  9. Economics

    Who sets fiscal policy, the president or congress?

    Discover how fiscal policy is set in the United States, including how all three branches of government can affect a given policy proposal.
  10. Economics

    How do debt issues affect governments' abilities to run fiscal deficits?

    Read about whether or not debt issues affect the federal government's ability to run fiscal deficits, and find out what those impacts are.

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Weight Of Ice, Snow Or Sleet Insurance

    Financial protection against damage caused to property by winter weather specifically, damage caused if a roof caves in because ...
  2. Weather Insurance

    A type of protection against a financial loss that may be incurred because of rain, snow, storms, wind, fog, undesirable ...
  3. Portfolio Turnover

    A measure of how frequently assets within a fund are bought and sold by the managers. Portfolio turnover is calculated by ...
  4. Commercial Paper

    An unsecured, short-term debt instrument issued by a corporation, typically for the financing of accounts receivable, inventories ...
  5. Federal Funds Rate

    The interest rate at which a depository institution lends funds maintained at the Federal Reserve to another depository institution ...
  6. Fixed Asset

    A long-term tangible piece of property that a firm owns and uses in the production of its income and is not expected to be ...
Trading Center