The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) was formed as a result of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 with the goal of protecting investors and restoring confidence in U.S. capital markets by providing more reliable information and clear rules of honest dealing.
SEC Filings are the company filings submitted to the SEC that are made public for investor use.
Which companies must file?
U.S. Companies that-
Foreign companies that trade on U.S. stock exchanges.