Glossy Annual Report Submission

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Jan 11, 2023

On January 11, 2023, the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) Division of Corporation Finance withdrew the guidance that the Staff would not object if a company posts an electronic version of its glossy annual report to its corporate website by the due date in lieu of mailing paper copies or submitting it on EDGAR.

The Staff’s action was prompted by the SEC’s adoption of a new electronic filing requirement for the glossy annual report that is required under Exchange Act Rules 14a-3 and 14c-3. As of Wednesday, January 11, 2023, it is now mandatory for glossy annual reports to be submitted to the SEC via EDGAR. Foreign private issuers that furnish their glossy annual report in response to the requirements of Form 6-K also have to submit those reports via EDGAR.

The annual report is filed under the EDGAR header submission type “ARS,” and, unlike your other EDGAR filings which must be filed in HTML format, the glossy annual report is submitted as a PDF file.

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