Utah Admin. Code R331-5-6 - Limitations on Resale of "Restricted Securities"

(1) "Restricted Securities" acquired in a transaction pursuant to this rule, shall not be resold or otherwise disposed of for a period of two years without the prior written consent of the department. The issuer shall exercise reasonable care to ensure that the purchasers of the securities are not purchasing for resale or distribution.
(2) Reasonable care shall include the following:
(a) Reasonable inquiry to determine if the purchaser is acquiring the securities for himself or for other persons;
(b) Written disclosure to each purchaser prior to sale that the securities cannot be resold or otherwise disposed of for a period of two years without the prior written consent of the department;
(c) Placement of a legend on the certificate or other document that evidences the securities which states that: "The securities evidenced by this certificate are restricted as to transfer for a period of two years from the date of this certificate pursuant to the rules of the Utah Department of Financial Institutions and may not be sold or otherwise disposed of without the prior written consent of the department";
(d) The determination of the period securities have been held after acquisition for the purposes of this Section shall be made as would be determined under the provisions of the SEC Rule 144(d), Holding Period for Restricted Securities, 17 CFR 230.144(d); and
(e) Where securities of the issuer are exchanged for other securities in any business combination, securities of the issuer which are restricted under this Section may be exchanged for other securities which are similarly restricted and have the legend required by Subsection (c), and the holding periods may run concurrently.


Utah Admin. Code R331-5-6

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