17 CFR 270.3a-2 - Transient investment companies.

Beta! The text on the eCFR tab represents the unofficial eCFR text at ecfr.gov.
§ 270.3a-2 Transient investment companies.

(a) For purposes of sections 3(a)(1)(A) and 3(a)(1)(C) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-3(a)(1)(A) and 80a-3(a)(1)(C)), an issuer is deemed not to be engaged in the business of investing, reinvesting, owning, holding or trading in securities during a period of time not to exceed one year; Provided, That the issuer has a bona fide intent to be engaged primarily, as soon as is reasonably possible (in any event by the termination of such period of time), in a business other than that of investing, reinvesting, owning, holding or trading in securities, such intent to be evidenced by:

(1) The issuer's business activities; and

(2) An appropriate resolution of the issuer's board of directors, or by an appropriate action of the person or persons performing similar functions for any issuer not having a board of directors, which resolution or action has been recorded contemporaneously in its minute books or comparable documents.

(b) For purposes of this rule, the period of time described in paragraph (a) shall commence on the earlier of:

(1) The date on which an issuer owns securities and/or cash having a value exceeding 50 percent of the value of such issuer's total assets on either a consolidated or unconsolidated basis; or

(2) The date on which an issuer owns or proposes to acquire investment securities (as defined in section 3(a) of the Act) having a value exceeding 40 per centum of the value of such issuer's total assets (exclusive of Government securities and cash items) on an unconsolidated basis.

(c) No issuer may rely on this section more frequently than once during any three-year period.

[46 FR 6883, Jan. 22, 1981, as amended at 67 FR 43536, June 28, 2002]

This is a list of United States Code sections, Statutes at Large, Public Laws, and Presidential Documents, which provide rulemaking authority for this CFR Part.

This list is taken from the Parallel Table of Authorities and Rules provided by GPO [Government Printing Office].

It is not guaranteed to be accurate or up-to-date, though we do refresh the database weekly. More limitations on accuracy are described at the GPO site.


United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE

§ 30 - Repealed. Pub. L. 107–273, div. C, title IV, § 14102(f), Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1922

§ 37 - Immunity from antitrust laws

§ 77f - Registration of securities

§ 77g - Information required in registration statement

§ 77h - Taking effect of registration statements and amendments thereto

§ 77j - Information required in prospectus

§ 77q - Fraudulent interstate transactions

§ 77s - Special powers of Commission

§ 77eee - Securities required to be registered under Securities Act

§ 77ggg - Qualification of indentures covering securities not required to be registered

§ 77nnn - Reports by obligor; evidence of compliance with indenture provisions

§ 77sss - Rules, regulations, and orders

§ 78c - Definitions and application

§ 78d - Securities and Exchange Commission

§ 78l - Registration requirements for securities

§ 78m - Periodical and other reports

§ 78n - Proxies

§ 78o - Registration and regulation of brokers and dealers

§ 78w - Rules, regulations, and orders; annual reports

§ 78bb - Effect on existing law

§ 78ee - Transaction fees

§ 79c

§ 79t

§ 80a-1

§ 80a-2

§ 80a-3

§ 80a-3a

§ 80a-4

§ 80a-5

§ 80a-6

§ 80a-7

§ 80a-8

§ 80a-9

§ 80a-10

§ 80a-11

§ 80a-12

§ 80a-13

§ 80a-14

§ 80a-15

§ 80a-16

§ 80a-17

§ 80a-18

§ 80a-19

§ 80a-20

§ 80a-21

§ 80a-22

§ 80a-23

§ 80a-24

§ 80a-25

§ 80a-26

§ 80a-27

§ 80a-28

§ 80a-29

§ 80a-30

§ 80a-31

§ 80a-32

§ 80a-33

§ 80a-34

§ 80a-35

§ 80a-36

§ 80a-37

§ 80a-38

§ 80a-39

§ 80a-40

§ 80a-41

§ 80a-42

§ 80a-43

§ 80a-44

§ 80a-45

§ 80a-46

§ 80a-47

§ 80a-48

§ 80a-49

§ 80a-50

§ 80a-51

§ 80a-52

§ 80a-53

§ 80a-54

§ 80a-55

§ 80a-56

§ 80a-57

§ 80a-58

§ 80a-59

§ 80a-60

§ 80a-61

§ 80a-62

§ 80a-63

§ 80a-64

§ 80b-3

§ 80b-4

§ 80b-11

§ 80c-39

§ 80c-89

§ 80w-37

Title 17 published on 2015-04-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 17 CFR Part 270 after this date.

  • 2016-11-21; vol. 81 # 224 - Monday, November 21, 2016
    1. 81 FR 83494 - Exemptions To Facilitate Intrastate and Regional Securities Offerings
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
      Final rules.
      Effective date: Revised 17 CFR 230.147 (Rule 147) and new 17 CFR 230.147A (Rule 147A) will be effective on April 20, 2017. The amendments to 17 CFR 230.504 (Rule 504) and 17 CFR 200.30-1 (Rule 30-1) will be effective on January 20, 2017. The removal of 17 CFR 230.505 (Rule 505) will be effective on May 22, 2017. All other amendments in this rule will be effective on May 22, 2017. Comment date: Comments regarding the collection of information requirements within the meaning of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 should be received on or before January 20, 2017.
      17 CFR Parts 200, 230, 239, 240, 249, 270 and 275