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DRAFT EDGAR Filer Manual (Volume I)

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 I) (Version 11) 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 I) - General Information (Version 11) are being made to update the filer manual to reflect changes scheduled to be implemented on November 21, 2011.

On November 21, 2011, EDGAR Release 11.3 will introduce the following changes:

  • Filers may now select an additional Applicant Type, 'Municipal Advisor', when completing the process to apply for EDGAR access (New) on the EDGAR Filer Management website (https://www.filermanagement.edgarfiling.sec.gov). The applicant types 'Investment Company (or insurance product separate account) or Business Development Company' and 'Non-Investment Company Applicant under the 1940 Act' will be renamed to 'Investment Company, Business Development Company or Insurance Company Separate Account' and 'Non-Investment Company Applicant under the Investment Company Act of 1940', respectively.

You may download the DRAFT EDGAR Filing Manual (Volume I) General Information (Version 11) by clicking the following link. To assist filers in the identification of the draft changes, we have provided a redlined version of Volume I.



Modified: 10/26/2011