SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FOR REGISTRATION OF CERTAIN CLASSES OF SECURITIES
PURSUANT TO SECTION 12(b) OR 12(g) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
The Dolan Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State of incorporation
222 South Ninth Street, Suite 2300
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Name of each exchange on which
|8.5% Series B Cumulative Preferred Stock||New York Stock Exchange|
If this Form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(c), check the following box. x
If this Form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(d), check the following box. ¨
Securities Act registration statement file number to which this form relates: 333-163861.
Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act: None.
|Item 1.||Description of Securities to be Registered|
This Registration Statement relates to the registration under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, of shares of 8.5% Series B Cumulative Preferred Stock, par value $0.001 per share (the Series B Preferred Stock), of The Dolan Company, a Delaware corporation (the Company). The description of the Series B Preferred Stock to be registered hereunder is set forth under the caption Description of the Series B Preferred Stock in the Companys final prospectus supplement with respect to the Series B Preferred Stock (the Prospectus Supplement) to be filed pursuant to Rule 424(b) promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, relating to the Companys Registration Statement on Form S-3, as amended (File No. 333-163861). The Prospectus Supplement shall be deemed to be incorporated herein by reference.
|3.1||Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation, as amended (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 3 to the Companys Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the SEC on January 22, 2013).|
|3.2||Certificate of Designations of 8.5% Series B Cumulative Preferred Stock.|
Pursuant to the requirements of Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereto duly authorized.
|THE DOLAN COMPANY|
|Date: January 25, 2013||By:|
|Vicki J. Duncomb|
|Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|
|Certificate of Designations of 8.5% Series B Cumulative Preferred Stock.|