Part 230 - GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECURITIES ACT OF 1933  


§ 230.100 Definitions of terms used in the rules and regulations.
§ 230.110 Business hours of the Commission.
§ 230.111 Payment of fees.
§ 230.120 Inspection of registration statements.
§ 230.122 Non-disclosure of information obtained in the course of examinations and investigations.
§ 230.130 Definition of “rules and regulations” as used in certain sections of the Act.
§ 230.131 Definition of security issued under governmental obligations.
§ 230.132 Definition of “common trust fund” as used in section 3(a)(2) of the Act.
§ 230.133 Definition for purposes of section 5 of the Act, of “sale”, “offer”, “offer to sell”, and “offer for sale”.
§ 230.134 Communications not deemed a prospectus.
§ 230.135 Notice of proposed registered offerings.
§ 230.136 Definition of certain terms in relation to assessable stock.
§ 230.137 Publications or distributions of research reports by brokers or dealers that are not participating in an issuer's registered distribution of securities.
§ 230.138 Publications or distributions of research reports by brokers or dealers about securities other than those they are distributing.
§ 230.139 Publications or distributions of research reports by brokers or dealers distributing securities.
§ 230.140 Definition of “distribution” in section 2(11) for certain transactions.
§ 230.141 Definition of “commission from an underwriter or dealer not in excess of the usual and customary distributors' or sellers' commissions” in section 2(11), for certain transactions.
§ 230.142 Definition of “participates” and “participation,” as used in section 2(11), in relation to certain transactions.
§ 230.143 Definition of “has purchased”, “sells for”, “participates”, and “participation”, as used in section 2(11), in relation to certain transactions of foreign governments for war purposes.
§ 230.144 Persons deemed not to be engaged in a distribution and therefore not underwriters.
§ 230.145 Reclassification of securities, mergers, consolidations and acquisitions of assets.
§ 230.146 Rules under section 18 of the Act.
§ 230.147 Intrastate offers and sales.
§ 230.148 [Reserved]
§ 230.149 Definition of “exchanged” in section 3(a)(9), for certain transactions.
§ 230.150 Definition of “commission or other remuneration” in section 3(a)(9), for certain transactions.
§ 230.151 Safe harbor definition of certain “annuity contracts or optional annuity contracts” within the meaning of section 3(a)(8).
§ 230.152 Definition of “transactions by an issuer not involving any public offering” in section 4(2), for certain transactions.
§ 230.153 Definition of “preceded by a prospectus” as used in section 5(b)(2) of the Act, in relation to certain transactions.
§ 230.154 Delivery of prospectuses to investors at the same address.
§ 230.155 Integration of abandoned offerings.
§ 230.156 Investment company sales literature.
§ 230.157 Small entities under the Securities Act for purposes of the Regulatory Flexibility Act.
§ 230.158 Definitions of certain terms in the last paragraph of section 11(a).
§ 230.159 Information available to purchaser at time of contract of sale.
§ 230.160 Registered investment company exemption from Section 101(c)(1) of the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act.
§ 230.161 Amendments to rules and regulations governing exemptions.
§ 230.162 Submission of tenders in registered exchange offers.
§ 230.163 Exemption from section 5(c) of the Act for certain communications by or on behalf of well-known seasoned issuers.
§ 230.164 Post-filing free writing prospectuses in connection with certain registered offerings.
§ 230.165 Offers made in connection with a business combination transaction.
§ 230.166 Exemption from section 5(c) for certain communications in connection with business combination transactions.
§ 230.167 Communications in connection with certain registered offerings of asset-backed securities.
§ 230.168 Exemption from sections 2(a)(10) and 5(c) of the Act for certain communications of regularly released factual business information and forward-looking information.
§ 230.169 Exemption from sections 2(a)(10) and 5(c) of the Act for certain communications of regularly released factual business information.
§ 230.170 Prohibition of use of certain financial statements.
§ 230.171 Disclosure detrimental to the national defense or foreign policy.
§ 230.172 Delivery of prospectuses.
§ 230.173 Notice of registration.
§ 230.174 Delivery of prospectus by dealers; exemptions under section 4(3) of the Act.
§ 230.175 Liability for certain statements by issuers.
§ 230.176 Circumstances affecting the determination of what constitutes reasonable investigation and reasonable grounds for belief under section 11 of the Securities Act.
§ 230.180 Exemption from registration of interests and participations issued in connection with certain H.R. 10 plans.
§ 230.190 Registration of underlying securities in asset-backed securities transactions.
§ 230.191 Definition of “issuer” in section 2(a)(4) of the Act in relation to asset-backed securities.
§ 230.193 Review of underlying assets in asset-backed securities transactions.
§ 230.194 Definitions of the terms “swap” and “security-based swap” as used in the Act.
§ 230.215 Accredited investor.
§ 230.236 Exemption of shares offered in connection with certain transactions.
§ 230.237 Exemption for offers and sales to certain Canadian tax-deferred retirement savings accounts.
§ 230.238 Exemption for standardized options.
§ 230.239 Exemption for offers and sales of certain security-based swaps.
§ 230.240 Exemption for certain security-based swaps.
§ 230.251 Scope of exemption.
§ 230.252 Offering statement.
§ 230.253 Offering circular.
§ 230.254 Preliminary offering circular.
§ 230.255 Solicitations of interest and other communications.
§ 230.256 Definition of “qualified purchaser”.
§ 230.257 Periodic and current reporting; exit report.
§ 230.258 Suspension of the exemption.
§ 230.259 Withdrawal or abandonment of offering statements.
§ 230.260 Insignificant deviations from a term, condition or requirement of Regulation A.
§ 230.261 Definitions.
§ 230.262 Disqualification provisions.
§ 230.263 Consent to Service of Process.
§§ 230.300-230.346 [Reserved]
§ 230.400 Application of §§230.400 to 230.494, inclusive.
§ 230.401 Requirements as to proper form.
§ 230.402 Number of copies; binding; signatures.
§ 230.403 Requirements as to paper, printing, language and pagination.
§ 230.404 Preparation of registration statement.
§ 230.405 Definitions of terms.
§ 230.406 Confidential treatment of information filed with the Commission.
§ 230.408 Additional information.
§ 230.409 Information unknown or not reasonably available.
§ 230.410 Disclaimer of control.
§ 230.411 Incorporation by reference.
§ 230.412 Modified or superseded documents.
§ 230.413 Registration of additional securities and additional classes of securities.
§ 230.414 Registration by certain successor issuers.
§ 230.415 Delayed or continuous offering and sale of securities.
§ 230.416 Securities to be issued as a result of stock splits, stock dividends and anti-dilution provisions and interests to be issued pursuant to certain employee benefit plans.
§ 230.417 Date of financial statements.
§ 230.418 Supplemental information.
§ 230.419 Offerings by blank check companies.
§ 230.420 Legibility of prospectus.
§ 230.421 Presentation of information in prospectuses.
§ 230.423 Date of prospectuses.
§ 230.424 Filing of prospectuses, number of copies.
§ 230.425 Filing of certain prospectuses and communications under §230.135 in connection with business combination transactions.
§ 230.426 Filing of certain prospectuses under §230.167 in connection with certain offerings of asset-backed securities.
§ 230.427 Contents of prospectus used after nine months.
§ 230.428 Documents constituting a section 10(a) prospectus for Form S-8 registration statement; requirements relating to offerings of securities registered on Form S-8.
§ 230.429 Prospectus relating to several registration statements.
§ 230.430 Prospectus for use prior to effective date.
§ 230.431 Summary prospectuses.
§ 230.432 Additional information required to be included in prospectuses relating to tender offers.
§ 230.433 Conditions to permissible post-filing free writing prospectuses.
§ 230.436 Consents required in special cases.
§ 230.437 Application to dispense with consent.
§ 230.438 Consents of persons about to become directors.
§ 230.439 Consent to use of material incorporated by reference.
§§ 230.445-230.447 [Reserved]
§ 230.455 Place of filing.
§ 230.456 Date of filing; timing of fee payment.
§ 230.457 Computation of fee.
§ 230.459 Calculation of effective date.
§ 230.460 Distribution of preliminary prospectus.
§ 230.461 Acceleration of effective date.
§ 230.462 Immediate effectiveness of certain registration statements and post-effective amendments.
§ 230.463 Report of offering of securities and use of proceeds therefrom.
§ 230.464 Effective date of post-effective amendments to registration statements filed on Form S–8 and on certain Forms S–3, S–4, F–2 and F–3.
§ 230.466 Effective date of certain registration statements on Form F-6.
§ 230.467 Effectiveness of registration statements and post-effective amendments thereto made on Forms F-7, F-8, F-10 and F-80.
§ 230.470 Formal requirements for amendments.
§ 230.471 Signatures to amendments.
§ 230.472 Filing of amendments; number of copies.
§ 230.473 Delaying amendments.
§ 230.474 Date of filing of amendments.
§ 230.475 Amendment filed with consent of Commission.
§ 230.476 Amendment filed pursuant to order of Commission.
§ 230.477 Withdrawal of registration statement or amendment.
§ 230.478 Powers to amend or withdraw registration statement.
§ 230.479 Procedure with respect to abandoned registration statements and post-effective amendments.
§ 230.480 Title of securities.
§ 230.481 Information required in prospectuses.
§ 230.482 Advertising by an investment company as satisfying requirements of section 10.
§ 230.483 Exhibits for certain registration statements.
§ 230.484 Undertaking required in certain registration statements.
§ 230.485 Effective date of post-effective amendments filed by certain registered investment companies.
§ 230.486 Effective date of post-effective amendments and registration statements filed by certain closed-end management investment companies.
§ 230.487 Effectiveness of registration statements filed by certain unit investment trusts.
§ 230.488 Effective date of registration statements relating to securities to be issued in certain business combination transactions.
§ 230.489 Filing of form by foreign banks and insurance companies and certain of their holding companies and finance subsidiaries.
§ 230.490 Information to be furnished under paragraph (3) of Schedule B.
§ 230.491 Information to be furnished under paragraph (6) of Schedule B.
§ 230.492 Omissions from prospectuses.
§ 230.493 Additional Schedule B disclosure and filing requirements.
§ 230.494 Newspaper prospectuses.
§ 230.495 Preparation of registration statement.
§ 230.496 Contents of prospectus and statement of additional information used after nine months.
§ 230.497 Filing of investment company prospectuses — number of copies.
§ 230.498 Summary Prospectuses for open-end management investment companies.
§ 230.500 Use of Regulation D.
§ 230.501 Definitions and terms used in Regulation D.
§ 230.502 General conditions to be met.
§ 230.503 Filing of notice of sales.
§ 230.504 Exemption for limited offerings and sales of securities not exceeding $5,000,000.
§ 230.505 [Reserved]
§ 230.506 Exemption for limited offers and sales without regard to dollar amount of offering.
§ 230.507 Disqualifying provision relating to exemptions under §§230.504 and 230.506.
§ 230.508 Insignificant deviations from a term, condition or requirement of RegulationD.
§ 230.601 Definitions of terms used in §§230.601 to 230.610a.
§ 230.602 Securities exempted.
§ 230.603 Amount of securities exempted.
§ 230.604 Filing of notification on Form 1-E.
§ 230.605 Filing and use of the offering circular.
§ 230.606 Offering not in excess of $100,000.
§ 230.607 Sales material to be filed.
§ 230.608 Prohibition of certain statements.
§ 230.609 Reports of sales hereunder.
§ 230.610 Suspension of exemption.
§§ 230.651-230.656 [Reserved]
§ 230.701 Exemption for offers and sales of securities pursuant to certain compensatory benefit plans and contracts relating to compensation.
§ 230.800 Definitions for §§230.800, 230.801 and 230.802.
§ 230.801 Exemption in connection with a rights offering.
§ 230.802 Exemption for offerings in connection with an exchange offer or business combination for the securities of foreign private issuers.
§ 230.901 General statement.
§ 230.902 Definitions.
§ 230.903 Offers or sales of securities by the issuer, a distributor, any of their respective affiliates, or any person acting on behalf of any of the foregoing; conditions relating to specific securities.
§ 230.904 Offshore resales.
§ 230.905 Resale limitations.
§ 230.1001 Exemption for transactions exempt from qualification under §25102(n) of the California Corporations Code.
§ 230.610a Schedule A: Contents of offering circular for small business investment companies; Schedule B: Contents of offering circular for business development companies.
§ 230.430A Prospectus in a registration statement at the time of effectiveness.
§ 230.430B Prospectus in a registration statement after effective date.
§ 230.430C Prospectus in a registration statement pertaining to an offering other than pursuant to Rule 430A or Rule 430B after the effective date.
§ 230.430D Prospectus in a registration statement after effective date for asset-backed securities offerings.
§§ 230.702(T)-230.703(T) [Reserved]
Regulation D—Rules Governing the Limited Offer and Sale of Securities Without Registration Under the Securities Act of 1933
§ 230.401a Requirements as to proper form.
§ 230.152a Offer or sale of certain fractional interests.
§ 230.163A Exemption from section 5(c) of the Act for certain communications made by or on behalf of issuers more than 30 days before a registration statement is filed.
§ 230.153a Definition of “preceded by a prospectus” as used in section 5(b)(2) of the Act, in relation to certain transactions requiring approval of security holders.
§ 230.153b Definition of “preceded by a prospectus”, as used in section 5(b)(2), in connection with certain transactions in standardized options.
§ 230.144A Private resales of securities to institutions.
§ 230.134a Options material not deemed a prospectus.
§ 230.134b Statements of additional information.
§ 230.475a Certain pre-effective amendments deemed filed with the consent of the Commission.
§ 230.135a Generic advertising.
§ 230.135b Materials not deemed an offer to sell or offer to buy nor a prospectus.
§ 230.135c Notice of certain proposed unregistered offerings.
§ 230.135d Communications involving security-based swaps.
§ 230.135e Offshore press conferences, meetings with issuer representatives conducted offshore, and press-related materials released offshore.
§ 230.437a Written consents.
§ 230.147A Intrastate sales exemption.
§ 230.159A Certain definitions for purposes of section 12(a)(2) of the Act.
§ 230.139a Publications by brokers or dealers distributing asset-backed securities.
§ 230.139b xxx
§ 230.239T Temporary exemption for eligible credit default swaps.

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15 U.S.C. 77b, 77c, 77d, 77f, 77g, 77h, 77j, 77r, 77s, 77z–3, 77sss, 78c, 78d, 78j, 78 l, 78m, 78n, 78o, 78t, 78w, 78 ll (d), 78mm, 80a–8, 80a–24, 80a–28, 80a–29, 80a–30, 80a–37, and Pub. L. 111–203, §939A, 124 Stat. 1376, (2010) unless otherwise noted. Section 230.151 is also issued under 15 U.S.C. 77s(a). Section 230.160 is also issued under Section 104(d) of the Electronic Signatures Act. Section 230.193 is also issued under sec. 943, Pub. L. 111–203, 124 Stat. 1376. Sections 230.400 to 230.499 issued under 15 U.S.C. 77f, 77h, 77j, 77s, unless otherwise noted. Section 230.473 is also issued under 15 U.S.C. 79(t). Section 230.502 is also issued under 15 U.S.C. 80a–8, 80a–29, 80a–30.