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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 25) 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 Filer Manual (Volume II) - EDGAR Filing (Version 25) are being made to update the filer manual to reflect changes scheduled to be implemented on September 23, 2013.

  • Form D screens and instructions will be updated for Item 6 to replace the reference to "Rule 506" with "Rule 506(b)" and "Rule 506(c)", and to replace the reference to "Securities Act Section 4(5)" with "Securities Act Section 4(a)(5)", as per Release No. 33-9415
  • Form D "Terms of Submission" in the Signature and Submission screen will be updated as per Release No. 33-9414
  • The maximum number of digits that a filer may enter in the "SOLE", "SHARED", and "NONE" columns in COLUMN 8 of the Information Table for submission form types 13F-HR and 13F-HR/A will be increased from 8 to 16 digits. Please refer to the "EDGAR Form 13F XML Technical Specification" document for details.

You may download the DRAFT EDGAR Filer Manual (Volume II) EDGAR Filing (Version 25) by clicking the following link. To assist filers in the identification of the draft changes, we have provided a redlined version of Volume II.



Modified: 08/26/2013