a type of written document that the SEC made available as part of securities offering reform. FWPs are short-form written Prospectuses that are typically used to supplement previously disclosed information. FWPs are an efficient means of disclosing additional information because they are not subject to the strict form and content requirements of full statutory Prospectuses. In most but not all cases, FWPs need to be filed with the SEC concurrently with first use. See Latham & Watkins publication: Christmas in July — the SEC Improves the Securities Offering Process (August 2005), available at www.lw.com.
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