§ 249.208a Form 8–A, for registration of certain classes of securities pursuant to section 12 (b) or (g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.  


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  • (a) Subject to paragraph (b) of this section, this form may be used for registration pursuant to section 12(b) or (g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 of any class of securities of any issuer which:

    (1) Is required to file reports pursuant to sections 13 and 15(d) of that Act;

    (2) Is concurrently qualifying a Tier 2 offering statement relating to that class of securities using the Form S-1 or Form S-11 disclosure models; or

    (3) Pursuant to an order exempting the exchange on which the issuer has securities listed from registration as a national securities exchange.

    (b) If the registrant would be required to file an annual report pursuant to section 15(d) of the Act for its last fiscal year, except for the fact that the registration statement on this form will become effective before such report is required to be filed, an annual report for such fiscal year shall nevertheless be filed within the period specified in the appropriate annual report form.

    (c) If this form is used for the registration of a class of securities under Section 12(b) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78l(b)), it shall become effective;

    (1) If a class of securities is not concurrently being registered under the Securities Act of 1933 (15 U.S.C. 77a et seq.)(“Securities Act”), upon the later of receipt by the Commission of certification from the national securities exchange listed on the form or the filing of the Form 8-A with the Commission; or

    (2) If a class of securities is concurrently being registered under the Securities Act, upon the later of the Filing of the Form 8-A with the Commission, receipt by the Commission of certification from the national securities exchange listed on the form, or the effectiveness of the Securities Act registration statement relating to the class of securities.

    (d) If this form is used for the registration of a class of securities under Section 12(g) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78l(g)), it shall become effective:

    (1) If a class of securities is not concurrently being registered under the Securities Act, upon the filing of the Form 8-A with the Commission; or

    (2) If a class of securities is concurrently being registered under the Securities Act, upon the later of the filing of the Form 8-A with the Commission or the effectiveness of the Securities registration statement relating to the class of securities.

    (e) Notwithstanding the foregoing in paragraphs (c) and (d) of this section, if the form is used for registration of a class of securities being offered under Regulation A, it shall become effective:

    (1) For the registration of a class of securities under Section 12(b), upon the latest of the filing of the form with the Commission, the qualification of the Regulation A offering statement or the receipt by the Commission of certification from the national securities exchange listed on the form; or

    (2) For the registration of a class of securities under Section 12(g), upon the later of the filing of the form and qualification of that Regulation A offering statement.

    [43 FR 21663, May 19, 1978]

[43 FR 21663, May 19, 1978