A hedge fund which invests 100% of the fund in a particular index. The manager then sells short 30% of the fund in shares which are expected perform less strongly than the average. He then uses the proceeds to buy the shares (ie go long) which are likely to do better than the average.
Form 20F is the SEC's annual reporting form for non-US companies. It contains three years worth of financial information, together with a management discussion and analysis (MD&A).
Letters sent to nominees requesting the identity of the beneficial owners of a company's shares (now called section 793 notices). In the UK a company had a legal right to this information under section 212 of the Companies Act 1985, which has now been superseded by the Companies Act 2006 section 793.
The electronic reporting form required by the SEC for non-US companies filing quarterly or six-monthly results.
Letters sent to nominees requesting the identity of the beneficial owners of a company's shares. In the UK a company had a legal right to this information under section 793 of the Companies Act 2006.
Form 8-K is the SEC's current report form, used to report the occurrence of any new material events or corporate changes which are of importance to investors or security holders.