Nicholas Pension Consultants
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|Text of SEC Guidance on Definition of the Terms 'Spouse' and 'Marriage' After Windsor|
Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC]
June 30, 2015
"[T]he Commission will read the terms 'spouse' and 'marriage,' where they appear in the federal securities statutes administered by the Commission, the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, releases, orders, and any guidance issued by the staff or the Commission, to include, respectively,  an individual married to a person of the same sex if the couple is lawfully married under state law, regardless of the individual's domicile, and  such a marriage between individuals of the same sex. This guidance is consistent with Windsor[.]"
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