What is 'SEC Form CB'

SEC Form CB is a form that has to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) when a company is engaged in specified tender offers, rights offerings or business combinations with a foreign private issuer with less than 10% of its securities held by U.S. persons.

BREAKING DOWN 'SEC Form CB'

SEC Form CB is also known as the tender offer/rights offering notification form, and is used to report cross-border transactions. It must be filed by both foreign and domestic persons engaged in the transaction, under Rules 13e-4(h)(8), 14d-1(c) and 14e-2(d) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”), and Rules 801 and 802 under the Securities Act of 1933 (“Securities Act”).

For more on SEC forms, read SEC Filings: Forms You Need To Know.

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