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Securities and Exchange Commission.
As directed by Section of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of The canadian financial reporting environment, we are adopting rules requiring companies subject to the reporting requirements of the Securities Exchange Act ofother than registered investment companies, to include in their annual reports a report of management on the company's internal control over financial reporting.
The internal control report must include: Under the new rules, a company is required to file the registered public accounting firm's attestation report as part of the annual report. Furthermore, we are adding a requirement that management evaluate any change in the company's internal control over financial reporting that occurred during a fiscal quarter that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the company's internal control over financial reporting.
Finally, we are adopting amendments to our rules and forms under the Securities Exchange Act of and the Investment Company Act of to revise the Section certification requirements and to require issuers to provide the certifications required by Sections and of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of as exhibits to certain periodic reports.
The following compliance dates apply to companies other than registered investment companies. A company that is an "accelerated filer," as defined in Exchange Act Rule 12b-2, as of the end of its first fiscal year ending on or after June 15,must begin to comply with the management report on internal control over financial reporting disclosure requirements in its annual report for that fiscal year.
A company that is not an accelerated filer as of the end of its first fiscal year ending on or after June 15,including a foreign private issuer, must begin to comply with the annual internal control report for its first fiscal year ending on or after April 15, A company must begin to comply with the requirements regarding evaluation of any material change to its internal control over financial reporting in its first periodic report due after the first annual report required to include a management report on internal control over financial reporting.
Companies may voluntarily comply with the new disclosure requirements before the compliance dates. A company must comply with the new exhibit requirements for the certifications required by Sections and of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of and changes to the Section certification requirements in its quarterly, semi-annual or annual report due on or after August 14, To account for the differences between the compliance date of the rules relating to internal control over financial reporting and the effective date of changes to the language of the Section certification, a company's certifying officers may temporarily modify the content of their Section certifications to eliminate certain references to internal control over financial reporting until the compliance date, as further explained in Section III.
Registered investment companies must comply with the rule and form amendments applicable to them on and after August 14,except as follows.
Registered investment companies must comply with the amendments to Exchange Act Rules 13a a and 15d a and Investment Company Act Rule 30a-3 a that require them to maintain internal control over financial reporting with respect to fiscal years ending on or after June 15, In addition, a registered investment company's certifying officers may temporarily modify the content of their Section certifications to eliminate certain references to internal control over financial reporting, as further explained in Section II.
Registered investment companies may voluntarily comply with the rule and form amendments before the compliance dates.Network Reach From Coast to Coast to Coast. We keep things moving. Our network is designed to reach the market you need, carrying the goods that fuel our economy and keep your business competitive.
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