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Revised Record Date to be Announced in Approximately Three to Six Weeks; Intend to Register Dividend
“We have received a great deal of interest surrounding our Series A-1 dividend from shareholders, broker-dealers, regulators, and the general market. It is innovative and ground-breaking in its design – one that is structured to comply strictly with existing regulatory standards and investor protections. It also introduces blockchain technology to enhance the investor experience. It is an important step on the journey to demonstrate that blockchain technology has enormous potential to transform society for the better,” said interim CEO
In view of the feedback we received from industry participants, investors, and regulators with respect to the Series A-1 stock dividend, and in order to provide greater liquidity, we are working with the appropriate regulatory authorities to structure the issuance of the dividend shares so they would be freely tradable by non-affiliates immediately upon distribution. We believe this will be a major benefit to investors. Thus, we will seek to register the shares with the appropriate regulatory authorities. We expect the result will be that, immediately upon distribution, such dividend shares will be freely tradable without the six-month holding period requirement under Rule 144. We are already working closely with regulators to register the shares and achieve that result.
In light of this, we are postponing the previously-announced
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Investors should note that trading the Series A-1 shares could involve substantial risks, including no guarantee of returns, costs associated with selling and purchasing, no assurance of liquidity which could impact the price and ability to sell, and possible loss of principal invested.
Investors can only trade the Series A-1 shares on the PRO Securities ATS through an account established with an ATS-subscribing broker-dealer, such as Dinosaur, with clearing and carrying of Series A-1 positions provided by ETC, a registered broker-dealer, and with
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This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such forward-looking statements include all statements other than statements of historical fact, including but not limited to our expectations surrounding the Series A-1 dividend, its registration, the record and payment date, and any time estimates for such events. Additional information regarding factors that could materially affect results and the accuracy of the forward-looking statements contained herein may be found in the Company's Form 10-Q for the quarter ended
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Source: Overstock.com, Inc.