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registration statement

n. a detailed report to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission by a corporation making an issuance of shares to be advertised and sold to the general public in more than one state (in interstate commerce), which must be approved by the SEC before it will approve the stock issuance. (See: prospectus, Blue Sky laws)

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The change in timing is entirely a result of the partial government shutdown, during which the SEC is not able to declare registration statements effective.
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For example, the new policy statement on proof of registration indicates that if you don't have proof of mailing the annual registration statements, the agency will look at the preponderance of the evidence to see if tenants were served.
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