Hi Josh, because Australia is a foreign registered corporation I think the Securities Act 1933 is also relevant, look at the last paragraph Sec2 (2); the live birth record and then the certificated security (surety given by the man/woman) created by the state for engaging in commerse/earnings for the beneficiary…
SECURITIES ACT OF 1933
[AS AMENDED THROUGH P.L. 112-106, APPROVED APRIL 5, 2012]
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Sec. 1. Short Title.
Sec. 2. Definitions.
Sec. 2A. Swap Agreements.
Sec. 3. Exempted Securities.
Sec. 4. Exempted Transactions.
Sec. 4A. Requirements With Respect to Certain Small Transactions.
Sec. 5. Prohibitions Relating to Interstate Commerce and the Mails.
Sec. 6. Registration of Securities and Signing of Registration Statement.
Sec. 7. Information Required in Registration Statement.
Sec. 8. Taking Effect of Registration Statements and Amendments Thereto.
Sec. 8A. Cease-And-Desist Proceedings.
Sec. 9. Court Review of Orders.
Sec. 10. Information Required in Prospectus.
Sec. 11. Civil Liabilities on Account of False Registration Statement.
Sec. 12. Civil Liabilities Arising in Connection With Prospectuses and Communications.
Sec. 13. Limitation of Actions.
Sec. 14. Contrary Stipulations Void.
Sec. 15. Liability of Controlling Persons.
Sec. 16. Additional Remedies; Limitation on Remedies.
Sec. 17. Fraudulent Interstate Transactions.
Sec. 18. Exemption From State Regulation of Securities Offerings.
Sec. 19. Special Powers of Commission.
Sec. 20. Injunctions and Prosecution of Offenses.
Sec. 21. Hearings by Commission.
Sec. 22. Jurisdiction of Offenses and Suits.
Sec. 23. Unlawful Representations.
Sec. 24. Penalties.
Sec. 25. Jurisdiction of Other Government Agencies Over Securities.
Sec. 26. Separability of Provisions.
Sec. 27. Private Securities Litigation.
Sec. 27A. Application of Safe Harbor for Forward-Looking Statements.
Sec. 27B. Conflicts of Interest Relating to Certain Securitizations.
Sec. 28. General Exemptive Authority.
SEC. 1. This title may be cited as the ‘‘Securities Act of 1933’’.
(May 27, 1933, ch. 38, title I, Sec. 1, 48 Stat. 74.)
SEC. 2. (a) DEFINITIONS.—When used in this title, unless the
context otherwise requires—
(1) The term ‘‘security’’ means any note, stock, treasury
stock, security future, security-based swap, bond, debenture,
evidence of indebtedness, certificate of interest or participation
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in any profit-sharing agreement, collateral-trust certificate,
preorganization certificate or subscription, transferable share,
investment contract, voting-trust certificate, certificate of deposit
for a security, fractional undivided interest in oil, gas, or
other mineral rights, any put, call, straddle, option, or privilege
on any security, certificate of deposit, or group or index of securities
(including any interest therein or based on the value
thereof), or any put, call, straddle, option, or privilege entered
into on a national securities exchange relating to foreign currency,
or, in general, any interest or instrument commonly
known as a ‘‘security’’, or any certificate of interest or participation
in, temporary or interim certificate for, receipt for, guarantee
of, or warrant or right to subscribe to or purchase, any
of the foregoing.
(2) The term ‘‘person’’ means an individual, a corporation,
a partnership, an association, a joint-stock company, a trust,
any unincorporated organization, or a government or political
subdivision thereof. As used in this paragraph the term ‘‘trust’’
shall include only a trust where the interest or interests of the
beneficiary or beneficiaries are evidenced by a security.