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Code of Virginia
Title 8.8A. Commercial Code -- Investment Securities
Part 3. Transfer of Certificated and Uncertificated Securities
12/6/2021

§ 8.8A-303. Protected purchaser.

(a) "Protected purchaser" means a purchaser of a certificated or uncertificated security, or of an interest therein, who:

(1) gives value;

(2) does not have notice of any adverse claim to the security; and

(3) obtains control of the certificated or uncertificated security.

(b) In addition to acquiring the rights of a purchaser, a protected purchaser also acquires its interest in the security free of any adverse claim.

1996, c. 216.

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