Leading Financial and Business Policy Organizations Provide Recommendations to SEC for Near-Term Improvements to EDGAR

May 29, 2015

Washington, DC The Business Roundtable (BRT), the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ), Financial Executives International (FEI), and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce´s Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness (CCMC) today filed a comment letter offering recommendation on the SEC´s EDGAR Modernization initiative. The letter outlines recommendations that could incrementally improve EDGAR filing information on the SEC´s website in the near-term, prior to implementation of other enhancements and without the need for SEC rulemaking.

The recommendations focus on consolidating and updating current EDGAR search features by improving their visibility and organization, along with additional enhancements to EDGAR, which include improvements to the company search page, filings detail screen, and output functionality. They include the following:

Center for Audit Quality
Andrew Gillies
(202) 609-8048

Financial Executives International
Liliana (Lili) DeVita
(973) 765-1021

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness
Erica Flint
(202) 463-5682