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What Is Regulation S-X?

Mandated by the Securities Act of 1933, Regulation S-K dictates the reporting requirements for various Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings used by public companies. Regulation S-K applies to SEC Form S-1, which is the registration statement companies file with the SEC during their IPO. It also applies to the ongoing reporting requirements in documents such as Forms 10-K and 8-K.

Regulation S-K also applies to annual or other reports, going-private transaction statements, tender offers, proxy statements, and any other required filings under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Regulation S-K works in concert with other rules and regulations that companies must comply with when filing with the SEC.

How Can Merrill Help?

With nearly 50 years of global regulatory experience, and as one of the first companies to actively engage with the XBRL filing program, Merrill is uniquely qualified to help filers worldwide successfully navigate ever-changing global compliance requirements. With Merrill, you can manage regulatory disclosures with absolute security, precision and accuracy.

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