transfer agent


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transfer agent

n. a person or company retained by a corporation to process transfers and registration of shares of stock (stock certificates). One difficulty is that the stock certificates do not always include the name and address of the current transfer agent, but the information can be obtained from the corporation or a stockbroker. (See: stock)

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The Transfer Agent Verified Shares Program is an initiative to provide investors with current and reliable share data on OTCQX, OTCQB and Pink securities in a timely manner.
The SWECP said that in the developed and emerging markets, regulatory framework for regulating the affairs of the Underwriters, the Balloters and Transfer Agents are considered imperative.
Under the draft underwriters rules, only scheduled banks, development finance institutions, housing finance companies, investment finance companies, leasing companies and corporate brokerage houses will be eligible to act as an underwriter whereas under the draft Ballotters and Transfer Agents Rules, any company with a minimum paid-up capital of Rs 5 million will be eligible to act as a ballotter and transfer agent.
With effect from 17 September 2012, AST becomes the company's transfer agent, it said adding that the amended Plan will begin from the same date and the Participants do not need to re-enroll in the Plan or to take any other action for related services.