Rule 144: Rule 144 -- Are You an Affiliate?

Securities registered under Section 12(b) of the Act: Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act: None Indicate by check mark if the registrant is a well-known seasoned issuer, as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act. (2) In the case of a new registrant with the Commission, the determination of whether an issuer is a foreign private issuer shall be made as of a date within 30 days prior to the issuer's filing of an initial registration statement under either the Act or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. (3) Once an issuer qualifies as a foreign private issuer, it will immediately be able to use the forms The term “affiliate” is defined in Rule 405 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “ Securities Act ”), as a “person that directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with,” an issuer. The term “control” is defined in Rule 405 under the Act as “the possession, direct or indirect, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of a person, whether through the 1 SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 [AS AMENDED THROUGHP.L. 112-158, APPROVEDAUGUST10, 2012] TABLE OF CONTENTS TITLEI—REGULATION OFSECURITIESEXCHANGES. Sec. 1. Short Title. Sec. 2. Necessity for Regulation As Provided in This Title. Sec. 3. Definition of Security. Under Section 2(a)(1) of the Securities Act, the term “security” is defined as once the registration statement is declared “effective” the issuer is subject to the reporting requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), which requires the filing of annual reports on Form

[index] [9189] [8380] [4626] [1083] [9106] [12923] [4469] [11589] [1641] [2069]