17 CFR 230.167 - Communications in connection with certain registered offerings of asset-backed securities.

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§ 230.167 Communications in connection with certain registered offerings of asset-backed securities.
Preliminary Note:
This section is available only to communications in connection with certain offerings of asset-backed securities. The exemption does not apply to communications that may be in technical compliance with this section, but have the primary purpose or effect of conditioning the market for another transaction or are part of a plan or scheme to evade the requirements of section 5 of the Act (15 U.S.C. 77e).
(a) In an offering of asset-backed securities meeting the requirements of General Instruction I.B.5 of Form S-3 (§ 239.13 of this chapter) and registered under the Act on Form S-3 pursuant to § 230.415, ABS informational and computational material regarding such securities used after the effective date of the registration statement and before the sending or giving to investors of a final prospectus that meets the requirements of section 10(a) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 77j(a)) regarding such offering is exempt from section 5(b)(1) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 77e(b)(1)), if the conditions in paragraph (b) of this section are met.
(b) Conditions. To rely on paragraph (a) of this section:
(1) The communications shall be filed to the extent required pursuant to § 230.426.
(2) Every communication used pursuant to this section shall include prominently on the cover page or otherwise at the beginning of such communication:
(i) The issuing entity's name and the depositor's name, if applicable;
(ii) The Commission file number for the related registration statement;
(iii) A statement that such communication is ABS informational and computational material used in reliance on Securities Act Rule 167 (§ 230.167); and
(iv) A legend that urges investors to read the relevant documents filed or to be filed with the Commission because they contain important information. The legend also shall explain to investors that they can get the documents for free at the Commission's Web site and describe which documents are available free from the issuer or an underwriter.
(c) This section is applicable not only to the offeror of the asset-backed securities, but also to any other participant that may need to rely on and complies with this section in communicating about the transaction. A participant for purposes of this section is any person or entity that is a party to the asset-backed securities transaction and any persons authorized to act on their behalf.
(d) Failure by a particular underwriter to cause the filing of a prospectus described in this section will not affect the ability of any other underwriter who has complied with the procedures to rely on the exemption.
(e) An immaterial or unintentional failure to file or delay in filing a prospectus described in this section will not result in a violation of section 5(b)(1) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 77e(b)(1)), so long as:
(1) A good faith and reasonable effort was made to comply with the filing requirement; and
(2) The prospectus is filed as soon as practicable after discovery of the failure to file.
(f) Terms used in this section have the same meaning as in Item 1101 of Regulation AB (§ 229.1101 of this chapter).
[70 FR 1615, Jan. 7, 2005]

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  • 2014-02-10; vol. 79 # 27 - Monday, February 10, 2014
    1. 79 FR 7570 - Extension of Exemptions for Security-Based Swaps
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      Interim final rule; extension.
      The amendments are effective February 10, 2014. See Section I of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION concerning amendment of expiration dates in the interim final rules.
      17 CFR Parts 230, 240 and 260

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Title 17 published on 2013-04-01

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  • 2014-02-28; vol. 79 # 40 - Friday, February 28, 2014
    1. 79 FR 11361 - Re-Opening of Comment Period for Asset-Backed Securities Release
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      Re-opening of comment period.
      Comments should be received on or before March 28, 2014.
      17 CFR Parts 200, 229, 230, 232, 239, 240, 243, and 249