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Alaska Statutes Title 45. Trade and Commerce § 45.56.110. Exempt securities

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The following securities are exempt from the requirements of AS 45.56.100, 45.56.170--45.56.230, and 45.56.550:

(1) a security, including a revenue obligation or a separate security as defined in 17 C.F.R. 230.131 adopted under 15 U.S.C. 77a--77aa (Securities Act of 1933), issued, insured, or guaranteed by the United States;  by a state;  by a political subdivision of a state;  by a public authority, agency, or instrumentality of one or more states;  by a political subdivision of one or more states;  or by a person controlled or supervised by and acting as an instrumentality of the United States under authority granted by the United States Congress;  or a certificate of deposit for any of the foregoing;

(2) a security issued, insured, or guaranteed by a foreign government with which the United States maintains diplomatic relations, or by any of its political subdivisions, if the security is recognized as a valid obligation by the issuer, insurer, or guarantor;

(3) a security issued by and representing, or that will represent an interest in or a direct obligation of or be guaranteed by,

(A) an international banking institution;

(B) a banking institution organized under the laws of the United States;  a member bank of the Federal Reserve System;  or a depository institution a substantial portion of the business of which consists or will consist of receiving deposits or share accounts that are insured to the maximum amount authorized by statute by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, or a successor authorized by federal law or exercising fiduciary powers that are similar to those permitted for national banks under the authority of the United States Comptroller of the Currency under 12 U.S.C. 92a;  or

(C) any other depository institution, unless, by a regulation or order, the administrator proceeds under AS 45.56.160;

(4) a security issued by and representing an interest in, or a debt of, or insured or guaranteed by, an insurance company authorized to do business in this state;

(5) a security issued or guaranteed by a railroad, other common carrier, public utility, or public utility holding company that is

(A) regulated with respect to its rates and charges by the United States or a state;

(B) regulated with respect to the issuance or guarantee of the security by the United States, a state, Canada, or a Canadian province or territory;  or

(C) a public utility holding company registered under 42 U.S.C. 16451--16481 (Energy Policy Act of 2005) or a subsidiary of the registered holding company within the meaning of that Act;

(6) a federal covered security specified in 15 U.S.C. 77r(b)(1) (Securities Act of 1933) or adopted by rule under that provision or a security listed or approved for listing on another securities market specified by regulation under this chapter;  a put or call option contract;  a warrant;  a subscription right on or with respect to the security;  an option or similar derivative security on a security or an index of securities or foreign currencies issued by a clearing agency registered under 15 U.S.C. 78a--78pp (Securities Exchange Act of 1934) and listed or designated for trading on a national securities exchange, a facility of a national securities exchange, or a facility of a national securities association registered under 15 U.S.C. 78a--78pp (Securities Exchange Act of 1934) or an offer or sale of the underlying security in connection with the offer, sale, or exercise of an option or other security that was exempt when the option or other security was written or issued;  or an option or a derivative security designated by the Securities and Exchange Commission under 15 U.S.C. 78i(b) (Securities Exchange Act of 1934);

(7) a security issued by a person organized and operated exclusively for religious, educational, benevolent, fraternal, charitable, social, athletic, or reformatory purposes, or as a chamber of commerce, and not for pecuniary profit, no part of the net earnings of which inures to the benefit of a private stockholder or other person, or a security of a company that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under 15 U.S.C. 80a-3(c)(10)(B) (Investment Company Act of 1940), except that, with respect to the offer or sale of a note, bond, debenture, or other evidence of indebtedness issued by the person, a regulation may be adopted under this chapter limiting the availability of this exemption by classifying securities, persons, and transactions, imposing different requirements for different classes, specifying, with respect to (B) of this paragraph, the scope of the exemption and the grounds for denial or suspension, and requiring an issuer to

(A) file a notice specifying the material terms of the proposed offer or sale and copies of any proposed sales and advertising literature to be used and provide that the exemption becomes effective if the administrator does not disallow the exemption within the period established by the regulation;

(B) file a request for exemption authorization for which a regulation adopted under this chapter may specify the

(i) scope of the exemption;

(ii) requirement of an offering statement;

(iii) filing of sales and advertising literature;

(iv) filing of consent to service of process complying with AS 45.56.650;  and

(v) grounds for denial or suspension of the exemption;  or

(C) register under AS 45.56.180;

(8) a member's or owner's interest in, or a retention certificate or like security given in lieu of a cash patronage dividend issued by, a cooperative organized and operated as a nonprofit membership cooperative under the cooperative laws of a state, but not a member's or owner's interest, retention certificate, or like security sold to persons other than bona fide members of the cooperative;

(9) an equipment trust certificate with respect to equipment leased or conditionally sold to a person if any security issued by the person would be exempt under this section or would be a federal covered security under 15 U.S.C. 77r(b)(1) (Securities Act of 1933);  and

(10) shares of membership stock in the Alaska Commercial Fishing and Agriculture Bank issued under AS 44.81.010 and other securities issued by that bank to members or in connection with loans to members.

Cite this article: - Alaska Statutes Title 45. Trade and Commerce § 45.56.110. Exempt securities - last updated April 21, 2021 |

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