Background On Sedar
How To Contact Sedar
Subscriber Information
Becoming a Filing Service Subscriber
SEDAR FAQs
SEDAR, the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval, was developed by the Canadian Securities Administrators to facilitate the following:
  1. Electronic filing of securities information (prospectuses, continuous disclosure documents, etc.) and the payment electronically of CSA filing fees as required by the securities regulatory authorities in Canada;
  2. Public dissemination of securities information collected in the securities filing process; and
  3. Electronic communication between electronic filers, filing agents and the securities regulatory authorities.

The SEDAR rules consist of:

  1. National Instrument 13-101 -- System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (SEDAR) (the "SEDAR National Instrument") adopted by the Canadian Securities Administrators sets out general rules relating to electronic filing of securities documents with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities using the SEDAR system.. Click here for more information on the SEDAR National Instrument.
  2. The SEDAR Filer Manual published by the Canadian Securities Administrators sets out certain standards, procedures and guidelines for preparing electronic format documents and making electronic filings using SEDAR. . Click here for more information on the SEDAR Filer Manual.

The SEDAR Filer Manual contains a number of SEDAR Forms which may have to be completed by electronic filers or their filing agents to facilitate electronic filing in the SEDAR system. Click here for more information on the SEDAR Forms

 

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