securities

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se·cu·ri·ty

 (sĭ-kyo͝or′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. se·cu·ri·ties
1. Freedom from risk or danger; safety.
2. Freedom from doubt, anxiety, or fear; confidence.
3. Something that gives or assures safety, as:
a. A group or department of private guards: Call building security if a visitor acts suspicious.
b. Measures adopted by a government to prevent espionage, sabotage, or attack.
c. Measures adopted, as by a business or homeowner, to prevent a crime such as burglary or assault: Security was lax at the firm's smaller plant.
d. Measures adopted to prevent escape: Security in the prison is very tight.
4. Something deposited or given as assurance of the fulfillment of an obligation; collateral.
5. One who undertakes to fulfill the obligation of another; a surety.
6. A financial instrument, such as a stock or bond, representing rights of ownership or creditorship and often traded in secondary markets.

[Middle English securite, from Old French, from Latin sēcūritās, from sēcūrus, secure; see secure.]

securities

A general term covering both shares and bonds.
Translations
valore mobiliare
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The securities will not be registered under the Securities Act and may not be sold, assigned or transferred unless the sale, assignment or transfer of such securities is registered under the Securities Act of 1933 or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933.
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The shares of common stock sold have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, or any state securities laws, and unless so registered, may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 and applicable state securities laws.
The securities issued in this private placement have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933.
The notes and common stock issuable upon conversion of the notes have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, or any state securities laws, and unless so registered, may not be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 and applicable state laws.
The notes and Orbital common shares issuable upon conversion of the notes have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, or any state securities laws, and unless so registered, may not be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 and applicable state laws.

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