EDGAR Filer Manual (Volumes I - II)
The current version of the EDGAR Filer Manual Volumes I - II can be downloaded from the links below.
EDGAR Filer Manual (Volume I) General Information (Version 2)
Effective Date: February 6, 2006.
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.
EDGAR Filer Manual (Volume II) EDGAR Filing (Version 3)
Effective Date: February 6, 2006
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 has been changed to support the amended rules and forms adopted by the Commission to address 1) the use of Form S-8, Form 8-K, and Form 20-F by shell companies; and 2) the changes necessary to support the Securities Offering Reform, which will modify and advance significantly the registration, communications, and offering processes under the Securities Act of 1933.
EDGAR Filer Manual (Volume III) N-SAR Supplement (Version 1)
Previously, Volume III was entitled “EDGAR Release 9.0 OnlineForms Filer Manual (Volume III). The revised third volume, EDGAR Filer Manual (Volume III) N-SAR Supplement Version 1, is the guide for preparing the electronic submissions of Form N-SAR. While this volume used to be Volume II of the EDGAR Filer Manual, its current content has remained essentially unchanged with the exception of the minor modifications necessary to update references to the other updated Filer Manual volumes.