17 CFR 232.305 - Number of characters per line; tabular and columnar information.

§ 232.305 Number of characters per line; tabular and columnar information.

(a) The narrative portion of a document shall not exceed 80 characters per line, including blank spaces, and shall not be presented in multi-column newspaper format. Non-narrative information (e.g., financial statements) may be presented in tabular or columnar format and may exceed 80 positions only if it is tagged as specified in the EDGAR Filer Manual. In no event shall information presented in tabular or columnar format exceed 132 positions wide.

(b) Paragraph (a) of this section does not apply to HTML documents, Interactive Data Files (§ 232.11), Interactive Data Financial Reports (§ 232.11) or XBRL-Related Documents (§ 232.11).

[ 58 FR 14670, Mar. 18, 1993, as amended at 64 FR 27896, May 21, 1999; 70 FR 6571, Feb. 8, 2005; 74 FR 6814, Feb. 10, 2009; 79 FR 57332, Sept. 24, 2014; 80 FR 14549, Mar. 19, 2015]

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Title 17 published on 16-Dec-2017 03:45

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 17 CFR Part 232 after this date.

  • 2017-12-14; vol. 82 # 239 - Thursday, December 14, 2017
    1. 82 FR 58731 - Investment Company Reporting Modernization
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      SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
      Temporary final rule.
      Effective January 16, 2018 until March 31, 2026. The effective date for the amendments to 17 CFR 232.401, 249.332, 270.8b-33, 270.30a-2, 270.30a-3, 270.30b1-5, and 17 274.130 and in Instructions 54, 57, 59, and 61 in the final rule published at 81 FR 81870 on November 18, 2016, is delayed until May 1, 2020. The applicable compliance dates are discussed below.
      17 CFR Parts 232, 239, 249, 270, and 274

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