Alert April 09, 2013

Form 13 Filers Must Use New Online Form Beginning April 29

The SEC announced that, beginning April 29, 2013, filers must file their Form 13F using the online form on the EDGAR Filing Website and construct their Information Table according to the EDGAR XML Technical Specification.  Filings made after 5:30 p.m. on Friday April 26, 2013 using the current format (text based ASCII) will be suspended.  Filers will be able to access the new Form 13F application, which will not be available for viewing or testing prior to deployment, by selecting the “File Form 13F” link from the menu of Online Forms on the EDGAR Filing website.  Form 13F and its instructions remain unchanged.