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DRAFT EDGAR Filer Manual (Volume II)

This draft Filer Manual, posted before Commission approval of potential regulatory changes in this release, is provided as a service to our filing community to assist filers, agents, and software developers prepare for potential changes the staff anticipates. Since this is a draft manual, the SEC retains the right to change any part of the manual before the new system release is made final. In addition, the final EDGAR Filer Manual (Volume II) (Version 13) is subject to Commission approval and may be revised before approval or not approved at all. Similarly, the posting of the draft manual does not indicate Commission approval of any pending proposed changes relating to the potential changes reflected in the draft manual. The final version of the manual will be made available as and if approved by the Commission, on the SEC's Public Website.

Changes to the DRAFT EDGAR Filing Manual (Volume II) EDGAR Filing (Version 13) are being made to update the filer manual to reflect changes scheduled to take effect on September 28, 2009.

  • EDGAR will be upgraded to enforce additional XBRL validation requirements to improve the quality of XBRL exhibits. This change will enhance the validation process the EDGAR system uses to confirm compliance with the requirements in Chapter 6 of the EDGAR Filer Manual, Volume II: “EDGAR Filing”.
  • Minor Form D Changes.
  • Filers will be able to electronically submit the withdrawal of an application for exemptive or other relief from the federal securities laws as submission types APP WD and amendments as APP WD/A on the EDGARLink Submission Template 3.
  • Forms F-6, F-6/A, F-6EF, and F-6 POS will now allow filers to add Subject Company related information. All banks representing American Depository Receipts should obtain their own EDGAR access codes and file these forms using their CIK and the Subject Company’s CIK. These submission types are available on EDGARLink Submission Template 1 which should be downloaded to ensure that filings are filed successfully.

You may download the DRAFT EDGAR Filing Manual (Volume II) EDGAR Filing (Version 13) by clicking the following link. To assist filers in the identification of the draft changes, we have provided a redlined version of Volume II.

* Download the DRAFT EDGAR Filing Manual (Volume II) EDGAR Filing (Version 13)



Modified: 08/31/2009