registration statement

Definition of "registration statement"
  1. A comprehensive report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) by a company issuing shares to the general public across multiple states, requiring SEC approval before the release of the stock
How to use "registration statement" in a sentence
  1. The filing of a registration statement is a prerequisite for a company before it can issue shares to the public.
  2. Before any stock release, the SEC needs to approve the company's registration statement.
  3. Only after the acceptance of their registration statement, was the firm able to introduce its public stock issuance.

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