2020 Alaska Statutes
Title 45. Trade and Commerce
Chapter 08. Investment Securities
Article 4. Registration.
Sec. 45.08.404. Wrongful registration.

Universal Citation: AK Stat § 45.08.404 (2020)

(a) Except as otherwise provided in AS 45.08.406, an issuer is liable for wrongful registration of transfer if the issuer has registered a transfer of a security to a person not entitled to the security and the transfer was registered

(1) under an ineffective endorsement or instruction;

(2) after a demand that the issuer not register transfer became effective under AS 45.08.403(a) and the issuer did not comply with AS 45.08.403(b);

(3) after the issuer had been served with an injunction, restraining order, or other legal process enjoining it from registering the transfer, issued by a court of competent jurisdiction, and the issuer had a reasonable opportunity to act on the injunction, restraining order, or other legal process; or

(4) by an issuer acting in collusion with the wrongdoer.

(b) An issuer that is liable for wrongful registration of transfer under (a) of this section on demand shall provide the person entitled to the security with a like certificated or uncertificated security, and payments or distributions that the person did not receive as a result of the wrongful registration. If an overissue would result, the issuer's liability to provide the person with a like security is governed by AS 45.08.210.

(c) Except as otherwise provided in (a) of this section or in a law relating to the collection of taxes, an issuer is not liable to an owner or other person suffering loss as a result of the registration of a transfer of a security if registration was made under an effective endorsement or instruction.

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