17 CFR 270.8b-2 - Definitions.

§ 270.8b-2 Definitions.

Unless the context otherwise requires, the terms in paragraphs (a) through (m) of this section, when used in the rules contained in §§ 270.8b-1 through 270.8b-33, in the rules under section 30(a) or (b) of the Act or in the forms for registration statements and reports pursuant to section 8 or 30(a) or (b) of the Act, shall have the respective meanings indicated in this section. The terms “EDGAR,” “EDGAR Filer Manual,” “electronic filer,” “electronic filing,” “electronic format,” “electronic submission,” “paper format,” and “signature” shall have the meanings assigned to such terms in Regulation S-T - General Rules for Electronic Filings ( Part 232 of this chapter).

(a)Amount. The term “amount”, when used in regard to securities, means the principal amount if relating to evidences of indebtedness, the number of shares if relating to shares, and the number of units if relating to any other kind of security.

(b)Certified. The term “certified”, when used in regard to financial statements, means certified by an independent public or independent certified public accountant or accountants.

(c)Charter. The term “charter” includes articles of incorporation, declaration of trust, articles of association or partnership, or any similar instrument, as amended, effecting (either with or without filing with any governmental agency) the organization or creation of an incorporated or unincorporated person.

(d)Employee. The term “employee” does not include a director, trustee, officer or member of the advisory board.

(e)Fiscal year. The term “fiscal year” means the annual accounting period or, if no closing date has been adopted, the calendar year ending on December 31.

(f)Investment income. The term “investment income” means the aggregate of net operating income or loss from real estate and gross income from interest, dividends and all other sources, exclusive of profit or loss on sales of securities or other properties.

(g)Material. The term “material”, when used to qualify a requirement for the furnishing of information as to any subject, limits the information required to those matters as to which an average prudent investor ought reasonably to be informed before buying or selling any security of the particular company.

(h)Parent. A “parent” of a specified person is an affiliated person who controls the specified person directly or indirectly through one or more intermediaries.

(i)Previously filed or reported. The terms “previously filed” and “previously reported” means previously filed with, or reported in, a registration statement filed under section 8 of the Act or under the Securities Act of 1933, a report filed under section 30 of the Act or section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, a definitive proxy statement filed under section 20 of the Act or section 14 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, or a prospectus filed under the Securities Act of 1933: Provided, That information contained in any such document shall be deemed to have been previously filed with, or reported to, an exchange only if such document is filed with such exchange.

(j)Share. The term “share” means a share of stock in a corporation or unit of interest in an unincorporated person.

(k)Significant subsidiary. The term “significant subsidiary” means a subsidiary meeting any one of the following conditions:

(1) The value of the investments in and advances to the subsidiary by its parent and the parent's other subsidiaries, if any exceed 10 percent of the value of the assets of the parent or, if a consolidated balance sheet is filed, the value of the assets of the parent and its consolidated subsidiaries.

(2) The total investment income of the subsidiary or, in the case of a noninvestment company subsidiary, the net income exceeds 10 percent of the total investment income of the parent or, if consolidated statements are filed, 10 percent of the total investment income of the parent and its consolidated subsidiaries.

(3) The subsidiary is the parent of one or more subsidiaries and, together with such subsidiaries would, if considered in the aggregate, constitute a significant subsidiary.

(l)Subsidiary. A “subsidiary” of a specified person is an affiliated person who is controlled by the specified person, directly or indirectly, through one or more intermediaries.

(m)Totally-held subsidiary. The term “totally-held subsidiary” means a subsidiary (1) substantially all of whose outstanding securities are owned by its parent and/or the parent's other totally-held subsidiaries, and (2) which is not indebted to any person other than its parent and/or the parent's other totally-held subsidiaries in an amount which is material in relation to the particular subsidiary, excepting indebtedness incurred in the ordinary course of business which is not over-due and which matures within one year from the date of its creation, whether evidenced by securities or not.

[ 18 FR 8575, Dec. 19, 1953, as amended at 19 FR 2779, May 14, 1954; 58 FR 14860, Mar. 18, 1993; 65 FR 24802, Apr. 27, 2000; 70 FR 6572, Feb. 8, 2005]

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.

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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 - Findings and declaration of policy

15 U.S. Code § 80a–2 - Definitions; applicability; rulemaking considerations

15 U.S. Code § 80a–3 - Definition of investment company

15 U.S. Code § 80a–3a - Protection of philanthropy under State law

15 U.S. Code § 80a–4 - Classification of investment companies

15 U.S. Code § 80a–5 - Subclassification of management companies

15 U.S. Code § 80a–6 - Exemptions

15 U.S. Code § 80a–7 - Transactions by unregistered investment companies

15 U.S. Code § 80a–8 - Registration of investment companies

15 U.S. Code § 80a–9 - Ineligibility of certain affiliated persons and underwriters

§ 80a-10 - Affiliations or interest of directors, officers, and employees

15 U.S. Code § 80a–11 - Offers to exchange securities

15 U.S. Code § 80a–12 - Functions and activities of investment companies

15 U.S. Code § 80a–13 - Changes in investment policy

§ 80a-14 - Size of investment companies

15 U.S. Code § 80a–15 - Contracts of advisers and underwriters

15 U.S. Code § 80a–16 - Board of directors

15 U.S. Code § 80a–17 - Transactions of certain affiliated persons and underwriters

15 U.S. Code § 80a–18 - Capital structure of investment companies

§ 80a-19 - Payments or distributions

15 U.S. Code § 80a–20 - Proxies; voting trusts; circular ownership

§ 80a-21 - Loans by management companies

15 U.S. Code § 80a–22 - Distribution, redemption, and repurchase of securities; regulations by securities associations

15 U.S. Code § 80a–23 - Closed-end companies

15 U.S. Code § 80a–24 - Registration of securities under Securities Act of 1933

15 U.S. Code § 80a–25 - Reorganization plans; reports by Commission

15 U.S. Code § 80a–26 - Unit investment trusts

15 U.S. Code § 80a–27 - Periodic payment plans

15 U.S. Code § 80a–28 - Face-amount certificate companies

§ 80a-29 - Reports and financial statements of investment companies and affiliated persons

15 U.S. Code § 80a–30 - Accounts and records

15 U.S. Code § 80a–31 - Accountants and auditors

15 U.S. Code § 80a–32 - Filing of documents with Commission in civil actions

15 U.S. Code § 80a–33 - Destruction and falsification of reports and records

15 U.S. Code § 80a–34 - Unlawful representations and names

15 U.S. Code § 80a–35 - Breach of fiduciary duty

15 U.S. Code § 80a–36 - Larceny and embezzlement

15 U.S. Code § 80a–37 - Rules, regulations, and orders

15 U.S. Code § 80a–38 - Procedure for issuance of rules and regulations

15 U.S. Code § 80a–39 - Procedure for issuance of orders

§ 80a-40 - Hearings by Commission

15 U.S. Code § 80a–41 - Enforcement of subchapter

§ 80a-42 - Court review of orders

15 U.S. Code § 80a–43 - Jurisdiction of offenses and suits

15 U.S. Code § 80a–44 - Disclosure of information filed with Commission; copies

15 U.S. Code § 80a–45 - Reports by Commission; hiring and leasing authority

15 U.S. Code § 80a–46 - Validity of contracts

15 U.S. Code § 80a–47 - Liability of controlling persons; preventing compliance with subchapter

15 U.S. Code § 80a–48 - Penalties

15 U.S. Code § 80a–49 - Construction with other laws

15 U.S. Code § 80a–50 - Separability

15 U.S. Code § 80a–51 - Short title

15 U.S. Code § 80a–52 - Effective date

15 U.S. Code § 80a–53 - Election to be regulated as business development company

15 U.S. Code § 80a–54 - Acquisition of assets by business development companies

15 U.S. Code § 80a–55 - Qualifications of directors

15 U.S. Code § 80a–56 - Transactions with certain affiliates

15 U.S. Code § 80a–57 - Changes in investment policy

15 U.S. Code § 80a–58 - Incorporation of subchapter provisions

15 U.S. Code § 80a–59 - Functions and activities of business development companies

§ 80a-60 - Capital structure

§ 80a-61 - Loans

15 U.S. Code § 80a–62 - Distribution and repurchase of securities

15 U.S. Code § 80a–63 - Accounts and records

15 U.S. Code § 80a–64 - Preventing compliance with subchapter; liability of controlling persons

15 U.S. Code § 80b–3 - Registration of investment advisers

§ 80b-4 - Reports by investment advisers

§ 80b-11 - Rules, regulations, and orders of Commission

§ 80c-39

§ 80c-89

§ 80w-37

Title 17 published on 13-Jan-2018 03:52

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

  • 2017-12-14; vol. 82 # 239 - Thursday, December 14, 2017
    1. 82 FR 58731 - Investment Company Reporting Modernization
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      Temporary final rule.
      Effective January 16, 2018 until March 31, 2026. The effective date for the amendments to 17 CFR 232.401, 249.332, 270.8b-33, 270.30a-2, 270.30a-3, 270.30b1-5, and 17 274.130 and in Instructions 54, 57, 59, and 61 in the final rule published at 81 FR 81870 on November 18, 2016, is delayed until May 1, 2020. The applicable compliance dates are discussed below.
      17 CFR Parts 232, 239, 249, 270, and 274