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General Rules and Regulations
promulgated
under the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934





Rule 15d-21 -- Reports for Employee Stock Purchase, Savings and Similar Plans


  1. Separate annual and other reports need not be filed pursuant to section 15(d) of the Act with respect to any employee stock purchase, savings or similar plan: Provided--

    1. The issuer of the stock or other securities offered to employees through their participation in the plan files annual reports on Form 10-K and Form 10-KSB or U5S ; and

    2. Such issuer furnishes, as a part of its annual report on such form or as an amendment thereto, the financial statements required by Form 11-K with respect to the plan.

  2. If the procedure permitted by this Rule is followed, the financial statements required by Form 11-K with respect to the plan shall be filed within 120 days after the end of the fiscal year of the plan, either as a part of or as an amendment to the annual report of the issuer for its last fiscal year, provided that if the fiscal year of the plan ends within 62 days prior to the end of the fiscal year of the issuer, such information, financial statements and exhibits may be furnished as a part of the issuer's next annual report. If a plan subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 uses the procedure permitted by this Rule, the financial statements required by Form 11-K shall be filed within 180 days after the plan's fiscal year end.


Regulatory History


27 FR 7871, Aug. 9, 1962, as amended at 55 FR 23929, June 13, 1990; 57 FR 36501, Aug. 13, 1992



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