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Title 17Chapter IIPart 260


TITLE 17—Commodity and Securities Exchanges

CHAPTER II—SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION (CONTINUED)

PART 260—GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS, TRUST INDENTURE ACT OF 1939

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Terms Used in the Rules and Regulations

§260.0-1
Application of definitions contained in the act.
§260.0-2
Definitions of terms used in the rules and regulations.
§260.0-3
Definition of “rules and regulations” as used in certain sections of the Act.
§260.0-4
Sequential numbering of documents filed with the Commission.

Office of the Commission

§260.0-5
Business hours of the Commission.
§260.0-6
Nondisclosure of information obtained in the course of examinations and investigations.
§260.0-7
Small entities for purposes of the Regulatory Flexibility Act.
§260.0-11
Liability for certain statements by issuers.

Rules Under Section 303

§260.3(4)-1
Definition of “commission from an underwriter or dealer not in excess of the usual and customary distributors' or sellers' commissions” in section 303(4), for certain transactions.
§260.3(4)-2
Definition of “distribution” in section 303(4) for certain transactions.
§260.3(4)-3
Definitions of “participates” and “participation” as used in section 303(4), in relation to certain transactions.

Rules Under Section 304

§260.4a-1
Exempted securities under section 304(a)(8).
§260.4a-2
Exempted securities under section 304(d).
§260.4a-3
Exempted securities under section 304(a)(9).
§260.4c-1
Form for applications under section 304(c).
§260.4c-2
General requirements as to form and content of applications.
§260.4c-3
Number of copies; filing; signatures; binding.
§260.4c-4
Applications under section 304(c)(1).
§260.4c-5
Applications under section 304(c)(2).
§260.4d-7
Application for exemption from one or more provisions of the Act.
§260.4d-8
Content.
§260.4d-9
Exemption for Canadian Trust Indentures from Specified Provisions of the Act.
§260.4d-10
Exemption for securities issued pursuant to §230.802 of this chapter.
§260.4d-11
Exemption for security-based swaps offered and sold in reliance on Rule 239 under the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR 230.239).
§260.4d-12
Exemption for security-based swaps offered and sold in reliance on Securities Act of 1933 Rule 240 (§230.240).

Rules Under Section 305

§260.5a-1
Forms for statements of eligibility and qualification.
§260.5a-2
General requirements as to form and content of statements of eligibility and qualification.
§260.5a-3
Number of copies; filing; signatures; binding.
§260.5b-1
Application pursuant to section 305(b)(2) of the Trust Indenture Act for determining eligibility of a person designated as trustee for offerings on a delayed basis.
§260.5b-2
General requirements as to form and content of applications.
§260.5b-3
Number of copies—Filing—Signatures.

Rules Under Section 307

Applications for Qualification of Indentures

§260.7a-1
Form for application.
§260.7a-2
Powers of agent for service named in application.
§260.7a-3
Number of copies; filing; signatures; binding.
§260.7a-4
Calculation of time.
§260.7a-5
Filing of amendments; number of copies.
§260.7a-6
Telegraphic delaying amendments.
§260.7a-7
Effective date of amendment filed under section 8(a) of the Securities Act with the consent of the Commission.
§260.7a-8
Effective date of amendment filed under section 8(a) of the Securities Act pursuant to order of Commission.
§260.7a-9
Delaying amendments.

General Requirements as to Form and Content of Applications, Statements and Reports

General

§260.7a-15
Scope of §§260.7a-15 to 260.7a-37.

Formal Requirements

§260.7a-16
Inclusion of items, differentiation between items and answers, omission of instructions.
§260.7a-17
Quality, color and size of paper.
§260.7a-18
Legibility.
§260.7a-19
Margin for binding.
§260.7a-20
Riders; inserts.

General Requirements as to Contents

§260.7a-21
Clarity.
§260.7a-22
Information unknown or not reasonably available.
§260.7a-23
Statements required where item is inapplicable or where answer is “none”.
§260.7a-24
Words relating to periods of time in the past.
§260.7a-25
Words relating to the future.
§260.7a-26
Disclaimer of control.
§260.7a-27
Title of securities.

Incorporation by Reference

§260.7a-28
Incorporation of matter in application, statement or report, other than exhibits, as answer to item.
§260.7a-29
Incorporation of exhibits as such.
§260.7a-30
Identification of material incorporated; form of incorporation.
§260.7a-31
Incorporation by reference of contested material.
§260.7a-32
Incorporation by reference rendering document incomplete, unclear, or confusing.

Exhibits

§260.7a-33
Additional exhibits.
§260.7a-34
Omission of substantially identical documents.

Amendments

§260.7a-35
Formal requirements as to amendments.
§260.7a-36
Signatures to amendments.

Inspection and Publication of Applications, Statements and Reports

§260.7a-37
Inspection of applications, statements and reports.

Rule Under Section 310

§260.10a-1
Application for determining eligibility of a foreign person to act as sole trustee pursuant to section 310(a)(1) of the Act.
§260.10a-2
General requirements as to form and content of applications.
§260.10a-3
Number of copies—Filing—Signatures.
§260.10a-4
Consent of trustee to service of process.
§260.10a-5
Eligibility of Canadian Trustees.
§260.10b-1
Calculation of percentages.
§260.10b-2
Applications under section 310(b)(1)(ii).
§260.10b-3
Applications relative to affiliations between trustees and underwriters.
§260.10b-4
Application for stay of trustee's duty to resign pursuant to section 310(b) of the Act.
§260.10b-5
Content.
§260.10b-6
Notices—Exemptive Application Procedure.

Rules Under Section 311

§260.11b-4
Definition of “cash transaction” in section 311(b)(4).
§260.11b-6
Definition of “self-liquidating paper” in section 311(b)(6).

Rules Under Section 314

Periodic Reports

§260.14a-1
Application of §§260.7a-15 to 260.7a-38.
§260.19a-1
Compliance with Section 314(a)(1) of the Trust Indenture Act for certain eligible indenture obligors.


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