Exemption of Certain Transactions from Section 16(b) (Rules 16b-1 to 16b-8) Rule 16b-1 — Transactions approved by a regulatory authority. Rule 16b-2 — [Reserved] Rule 16b-3 — Transactions between an issuer and its officers or directors. Rule 16b-4 — [Reserved] Rule 16b-5 — Bona fide gifts and inheritance. Rule 16b-6 — Derivative securities. Rule 16b-7 — Mergers, reclassifications, and consolidations. Rule 16b-8 — Voting trusts.