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SEC Proposes New Transfer Agent Rules

The SEC released an advance notice regarding a concept release and proposed rulemaking for transfer agents on December 22, 2015. The Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) outlines the proposed…

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SEC Releases Amendment of Rule 17Ad-17: Lost Securityholders and Unresponsive Payees

On January 16th, The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted amendments to Rule 17Ad-17 to implement the requirements of Section 929W of the Dodd-Frank Act. That section directs the SEC…

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Hurricane Sandy Still Affecting DTCC

Transfer agents have noticed a pause and significant slowdown in the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) processing times as a result of Hurricane Sandy in October 2012. Here are…

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What is a Transfer Agent?

Many shareholders are confused by the transfer agent’s role in the securities market in relationship to the broker, clearing firm, DTCC, and the issuer. To clarify some of the different…

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Private Company Benefits of Using a Transfer Agent

More and more private companies around the world are employing the specialized services, and enjoying the benefits, of a professional stock transfer agency. Traditionally, the number of shareholders in privately held…

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Why would my company need a transfer agent?

Your company, whether private or public, could benefit from using a transfer agent. Visit our in-house vs. out-sourced page to learn more about why you should consider using a transfer…