12 CFR 16.7 - Nonpublic offerings.

§ 16.7 Nonpublic offerings.

(a) The OCC will deem offers and sales of national bank or Federal savings association issued securities that meet all of the following requirements to be exempt from the registration and prospectus requirements of § 16.3 pursuant to § 16.5(c) of this part:

(1) All the securities are offered and sold in a transaction that satisfies the requirements of SEC Regulation D ( 17 CFR part 230, Regulation D - Rules Governing the Limited Offer and Sale of Securities Without Registration Under the Securities Act of 1933); and

(2) Each purchaser who is not an accredited investor either alone or with its purchaser representative(s) has the knowledge and experience in financial and business matters that it is capable of evaluating the merits and risks of the prospective investment, or the issuer reasonably believes immediately prior to making any sale that the purchaser comes within this description.

(b) All subsequent sales of national bank or Federal savings association issued securities subject to the limitations on resale of SEC Regulation D ( 17 CFR part 230, Regulation D - Rules Governing the Limited Offer and Sale of Securities Without Registration Under the Securities Act of 1933) must be made pursuant to SEC Rule 144 ( 17 CFR 230.144), SEC Rule 144A ( 17 CFR 230.144A), another exemption from registration under the Securities Act referenced in § 16.5 of this part, or in accordance with the registration and prospectus requirements of § 16.3 of this part.

(c) No offer or sale of national bank or Federal savings association issued securities shall be made in reliance on SEC Regulation D ( 17 CFR part 230, Regulation D - Rules Governing the Limited Offer and Sale of Securities Without Registration Under the Securities Act of 1933) without compliance with paragraphs (a)(1) and (a)(2) of this section.

[ 59 FR 54798, Nov. 2, 1994, as amended at 73 FR 22243, Apr. 24, 2008; 82 FR 8108, Jan. 23, 2017]
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