SEC requires foreign issuers to file electronically via EDGAR

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10 May 2002

The US SEC has amended Regulation S-T, the Commission's rules governing electronic filing, to eliminate the current exemption of foreign issuers from mandated EDGAR filing.

Starting 4 November 2002, foreign companies (including Canadian issuers operating under the Multijurisdictional Disclosure System) and foreign governments must file their Securities Act and Exchange Act documents electronically. Click for (PDF 54k).

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