Regulation D

Definition of "Regulation D"

Suzanne Nissen
  Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Town & Country

Regulation of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) establishing the criteria to
avoid a private offering. For example, John wants to sell shares in an apartment house to several
investors. John applies to the SEC under Regulation D for an exemption from the need to have a
private offering. If he is successful, the business transaction can be completed more quickly and
avoid the cost of performing a private offering.

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