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EDGAR Filer Manual (Volumes I - III)

The current version of the EDGAR Filer Manual Volumes I - III can be downloaded from the links below.

EDGAR Filer Manual (Volume I) General Information (Version 16)
Updated: March 2014

Volume I, General Information, covers the EDGAR application process, outlines how to keep company data current and provides a brief introduction to the filing process. Volume I is intended to be a reference for those that need to obtain EDGAR access, those that are new to EDGAR and those that are responsible for keeping company information current.

Volume I was revised to support:

  • EDGAR will be updated to add new submission form types MA, MA-A, MA/A, MA-I, MA-I/A, and MA-W to the EDGAR Filing Website. These submission form types will be accessible by selecting the 'File Municipal Advisor Forms' link available on the EDGAR Filing Website. See Release No. 34-70462 for compliance dates.
     
  • Submission form types 8-K, 8-K/A, 10-K, 10-K/A, 10-KT, 10-KT/A, 10-D, 10-D/A, POS AM, 424B1, 424B2, 424B3, 424B4, 424B5, 424B7, and 424B8 will be updated to collect Depositor CIK, Sponsor CIK, ABS Asset Class, and ABS Sub Asset Class information for filings where the primary registrant CIK is designated as an Asset-Backed Securities issuing entity (i.e., entities assigned the Standard Industrial Classification Code 6189).
     
  • Submission form type 13F-HR/A will be updated to allow a future date for the "Date denied or on which confidential treatment expired" field.
     
  • For EDGARLink Online application, recommended version for Firefox browser is being changed from 3.5 to 17.0 or higher. For all EDGAR websites, Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or later is the recommended browser.
     
  • Minor documentation only corrections were made to Chapter 6, Interactive Data, sections 6.5.20 and 6.6.29 of the "EDGAR Filer Manual, Volume II: EDGAR Filing."

EDGAR Filer Manual (Volume II) EDGAR Filing (Version 26)
Updated: March 2014

EDGAR Filer Manual (Volume II), EDGAR Filing, focuses entirely on the filing process. It illustrates each step of the process to submit an electronic submission and helps filers understand the tools provided by the SEC for constructing and transmitting those submissions. This volume is intended to be a reference for those that are responsible for submitting filings to the SEC via the EDGAR system.

Volume II was revised to support:

  • EDGAR will be updated to add new submission form types MA, MA-A, MA/A, MA-I, MA-I/A, and MA-W to the EDGAR Filing Website. These submission form types will be accessible by selecting the 'File Municipal Advisor Forms' link available on the EDGAR Filing Website. See Release No. 34-70462 for compliance dates.
     
  • Submission form types 8-K, 8-K/A, 10-K, 10-K/A, 10-KT, 10-KT/A, 10-D, 10-D/A, POS AM, 424B1, 424B2, 424B3, 424B4, 424B5, 424B7, and 424B8 will be updated to collect Depositor CIK, Sponsor CIK, ABS Asset Class, and ABS Sub Asset Class information for filings where the primary registrant CIK is designated as an Asset-Backed Securities issuing entity (i.e., entities assigned the Standard Industrial Classification Code 6189).
     
  • Submission form type 13F-HR/A will be updated to allow a future date for the "Date denied or on which confidential treatment expired" field.
     
  • For EDGARLink Online application, recommended version for Firefox browser is being changed from 3.5 to 17.0 or higher. For all EDGAR websites, Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or later is the recommended browser.
     
  • Minor documentation only corrections were made to Chapter 6, Interactive Data, sections 6.5.20 and 6.6.29 of the "EDGAR Filer Manual, Volume II: EDGAR Filing."

EDGAR Filer Manual (Volume III) N-SAR Supplement (Version 2)
Effective Date: August 2011

EDGAR Filer Manual (Volume III), N-SAR Supplement, is the guide for preparing the electronic submission of Form N-SAR.

  • The Commission is no longer pursuing its project to modify the method of filing Form N-SAR from a DOS-based application to an XML application. Filers should continue to use the DOS-based application to create Form N-SAR submissions and the "EDGAR Filer Manual, Volume III: N-SAR Supplement" as comprehensive enhancements to the form are being considered.

 

 

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Modified: 03/04/2014