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13-317 Amendments to the SEDAR Filer Manual [CSA Staff Notice]

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Sedar Filer Manual version 8_15
Published: 2010-12-13
Effective: 2010-12-13


National Instrument 13-101 System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (SEDAR) (NI 13-101) incorporates by reference the System for Electronic Analysis and Retrieval (SEDAR) Filer Manual ("the Manual"). The Manual has been updated a number of times, most recently in 2006. Since 2006, there have been many updates to SEDAR in terms of both document types and functionality that need to be reflected in the Manual. Staff of the Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") are issuing this Notice to inform users that a new version of the Manual that reflects these changes, is now available.

Manual Version 8.15

The new version of the Manual provides updated and new guidance on a number of matters, notably:

  • privacy
  • updated internet links
  • XBRL documents
  • passport processes
  • the changing of access of SEDAR documents from public to private
  • filing processes contemplated by CSA instruments and policies
  • SEDAR statuses (e.g., clear for final)
  • the types of correspondence that may be sent via SEDAR
  • categories, types and documents associated with SEDAR electronic filing

The version number of the Manual is 8.15, corresponding to the most current SEDAR release, SEDAR version 8.15, implemented on December 13, 2010. Manual Version 8.15 will be accessible on the SEDAR website at window

For more information

If additional information is required, please contact your local SEDAR Customer Service Representative or the CDS INC. Help Desk at 1-800-219-5381.