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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 notes will be offered and sold to qualified institutional buyers in the United States pursuant to Rule 144A and outside the United States pursuant to Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933.
Zillow Group announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $500M aggregate principal amount of its convertible senior notes due 2024 and $500M aggregate principal amount of its convertible senior notes due 2026 in a private placement under the Securities Act of 1933. Zillow Group intends to use a portion of the net proceeds from the 2024 notes and the 2026 notes to pay the cost of the capped call transactions.
The securities laws require the Commission to make annual adjustments to the rates for fees paid under Section 6(b) of the Securities Act of 1933 and Sections 13(e) and 14(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.0x20The Commission must set rates for the fees paid under Section 6(b) to levels that the Commission projects will generate collections equal to annual statutory target amounts.0x20The Commission's projections are calculated using a methodology developed in consultation with the Congressional Budget Office and the Office of Management and Budget.0x20The statutory target amount for fiscal year 2020 is $705 million.0x20The annual adjustment to the fee rate under Section 6(b) also sets the annual adjustment to the fee rates under Sections 13(e) and 14(g).
Focus: False or Misleading Statements Securities Exchange Act of 1934 Securities Act of 1933
In order to provide law students with a general understanding of the key issues in securities regulation, Steinberg focuses principally on the Securities Act of 1933 and the Security Exchange Act of 1934.
In conjunction, the notes and the units issuable upon conversion of the notes have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or any state securities laws, and unless so registered, have not been or will be offered or sold in the United States, except pursuant to an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and any state securities laws.
30 August 2013 -- Atlanta USA-based investment adviser Invesco Advisers Inc said that Invesco Dynamic Credit Opportunities Fund (NYSE: VTA) has successfully priced and placed a private offering of variable rate term preferred shares in the amount of USD 125m pursuant to an offering exempt from registration under the Securities Act of 1933.
(NYSE: LVLT) said that Level 3 Financing, Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary, has completed its previously announced offering of $775 million aggregate principal amount of its 7% senior notes due 2020 in a private offering to "qualified institutional buyers," as defined in Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and non-U.S.
Notes were offered and sold to qualified institutional buyers who are also qualified purchasers in an institutional private placement without registration pursuant to the US Securities Act of 1933.
The exchange is for new 7.5 percent Senior Notes due 2021 that are registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
The SEC ordered Hansen to cease and desist from violating the disclosure, periodic reporting, books and records and internal control provisions contained in various sections of the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Exchange Act.

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