shelf registration

noun

Legal Definition of shelf registration

: a provision of Securities and Exchange Commission regulations governing public offerings that allows corporations to defer sale of some shares after registration until market conditions are more favorable

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“Shelf registration.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/shelf%20registration. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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