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When To File Schedule 13D Vs. Schedule 13G

Law360, New York (January 16, 2014, 2:16 PM EST) -- Sections 13(d) and 13(g) (15 USCS § 78m) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, (the "Exchange Act") mandate that beneficial owners of more than 5 percent of certain equity securities disclose information relating to their beneficial ownership by filing a Schedule 13D (17 CFR 240.13d-101) or Schedule 13G (17 CFR 240.13d-102) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

The obligation to file an initial beneficial ownership statement on Schedule 13D is triggered by the person directly or indirectly acquiring beneficial ownership of more than 5 percent of a class of equity securities. The obligation to file a beneficial...

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